The Ritzville Adams County Journal - Eastern Adams County's Only Independent Voice Since 1887

By Al Stover 

Area youth learn about space travel from NASA Ambassador


August 9, 2018

COLUMBIA SHUTTLE. NASA Ambassador Joe Bruce shows a model replica of the Space Shuttle Columbia model during a presentation at the Ritzville Public Library on Aug. 2. Bruce delivered a presentation to children at Lind Elementary School later in the day. -Journal photo by Al Stover

Local youth had the opportunity to learn about space travel during a presentation from National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Ambassador Joe Bruce on Aug. 2 at the Ritzville Public Library. Bruce also visited the Lind Elementary School in the afternoon.

As a NASA ambassador, Bruce provides outreach and education on behalf of the agency to communities and schools in Washington and Idaho.

Bruce showed a video about how astronauts live on the International Space Station. Bruce explained astronauts and objects will float on the station because they are in constant free fall whe...

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