From terra firma to outer space, NNU student solves problems
Benjamin Campbell seems pretty good at designing things. It’s something he’s done all his life, he said. When the 20-year-old engineering student was little, he’d make things with Legos — coin sorters, pinball machines, combination locks.
In high school, Campbell took an aerospace engineering class and invented “a small little tool that you could attach to a handrail.” At first, this doesn’t sound like any large feat, until Campbell reveals who — and what — the handrail tool was for. “NASA liked it,” he said, “and it’s actually on the International Space Station right now.”