Astronaut Alum To Give Speech For UND GraduationThis 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.
Astronaut Mother Keeps In Touch With Son From Outer SpaceMinnesota 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.
'U' Students To Launch Baseball From Target FieldEngineering students from the University of Minnesota will get some help from a former astronaut when they launch a baseball into the stratosphere from Target Field this weekend.
Opinion: Sally Ride, A Role Model For The AgesLooking around our nation, it’s obvious that we need more heroines and heroes with Sally Ride’s brave and courageous character. Her inspiration and legacy must live on to create the heroines – and heroes – of the future.
Middle School Students Connect With Astronaut Some middle school students in St. Paul will have a unique opportunity to connect with an astronaut in space on Monday.
Shuttle Discovery Commander Recalls Past MissionsAs a farm kid in growing up in North Carolina, Curt Brown always knew he'd someday become a pilot. But flying aboard NASA’s space shuttles would become the icing on his cake.