University of North Dakota graduate Karen Nyberg has returned from her most recent trip to space. A Russian space capsule carrying Nyberg and two other astronauts returned to Earth on Monday from the International Space Station in a flawless landing in Kazakhstan.
University of North Dakota summer graduates are getting some words of wisdom from the university’s out-of-this-world alumnus. The keynote address during the Friday afternoon summer commencement ceremony will be by astronaut and UND alum Karen Nyberg.
This year’s summer commencement ceremony at the University of North Dakota will be out of this world. Astronaut and UND alum Karen Nyberg will deliver the keynote speech from space.
Minnesota native Karen Nyberg, 43, is now on her second trip to the International Space station. She was aboard a Soyuz spacecraft that lifted off from Kazakhstan on May 28, headed for the International Space Station. She became the 50th woman in space during her first trip to the ISS in 2008 – before she became a mother.
Minnesota native Karen Nyberg, an astronaut with NASA, is making her final preparations for a trip to the International Space Station and joined the WCCO Morning Show Thursday to talk about the upcoming mission.
Abby Harrison knew there was always something she loved about space.