Washington astronaut details journey with NASA in chat from space with Gov. Inslee

High up in the atmosphere, Washingtons state native and astronaut Kayla Barron talked to Gov. Inslee this week about her path to the International Space Station.

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The two touched on a range of topics, from the importance of protecting the Earth to her journey with NASA.

“At night there’s this sort of burnt orange glow at the edge of the atmosphere — it’s paper thin,” Barron described. “It’s amazing to recognize how fragile that is, and what a careful balance we need to maintain.”

Speaking to her road into space after growing up in the Tri-Cities area,

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