Kelly voices optimism as Congress aims for tighter gun rules

Former NASA astronaut Mark Kelly said during a Wednesday afternoon press conference in Vermillion that he is confident Congress will “do the right thing” and tighten rules related to background checks for gun purchasers. Kelly gave a lecture Wednesday night on the USD campus. (Photo by David Lias)

By David Lias IdeaFest, an annual event at the University of South Dakota, brought former NASA astronaut Capt. Mark Kelly to the Vermillion campus Wednesday. Wednesday night, he talked about his success in space as well as his personal life in a lecture in Aalfs Auditorium at Slagle Hall. … Read Article