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Event to feature NASA solar system ambassador

Published: Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

SYCAMORE – A NASA solar system ambassador will discuss the future of American spaceflight at a Northern Illinois University event Tuesday.

Joel Knapper will discuss “The Future for American Manned Spaceflight” at an NIU STEM Cafe from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Jane Fargo Hotel, 355 W. State St., Sycamore, according to a news release.

Knapper is a volunteer who spreads information about space discoveries and the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

STEM Cafes are monthly casual events geared toward adults. They are free, although food and drink can be purchased at the Jane Fargo Hotel’s restaurant.

– Daily Chronicle

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