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Name: Ross, Karen Pearson
Historical Note: Karen Pearson Ross received a Bachelor of Home Economics from Purdue University in 1971. Ross served as Manager, Food and Product Support with United Space Alliance and was responsible for the procurement, testing, preparation, packaging, and stowage of food for the NASA Space Shuttle Program as well as food processing for the International Space Station. Karen Ross is married to Purdue alumnus and astronaut, Jerry Ross. Karen grew up on a farm in Indiana and was a very active member of 4-H.
Sources: Purdue University's Nutrition Science College of Health and Human Science, Hall of Fame, 2010 Inductees website. Accessed on 3/26/2014 http://www.cfs.purdue.edu/fn/about/awards/hall_fame_2010.html
Note Author: Tracy Grimm