Columbia's student-run space simulation program celebrates 25 years

Saturday, February 16, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CST; updated 8:54 a.m. CST, Sunday, February 17, 2013

COLUMBIA — Three years ago, a student dressed in an astronaut suit visited John Gillis’ eighth-grade class. Gillis, now a junior at Rock Bridge High School, has been involved with the Columbia Aeronautics and Space Association ever since.