UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS UND's Nyberg is home – Olympic torch, UND hockey puck and all
Astronaut and alumna has been aboard the International Space Station since May 28.
There was abit of a Winter Olympics theme Sunday when UND alumna and U.S. astronautKaren Nybergreturned to Earth a... Posted on 11/13/13 at 8:49 AM
THE DULLUM FILE Karen Nyberg
We're going to be talking soon on WDAZ News @5 with UND graduate Karen Nyberg from the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Russia as she makes final preparations for a launch to the International Sp... Posted on 5/4/13 at 4:30 AM
THE FLENSBURGER FILES A Small Step into a Giant World: A Tribute to Neil Armstrong
"That's one small step for man; one giant leap for mankind." Those few words created waves that would shap the way we think of exploration. From the moment Earth was created, man wanted to explore ne... Posted on 9/3/12 at 6:35 AM
BEST FRIENDS ND Ride Sally Ride
American Woman Who Shattered Space Ceiling
NASA, via Agence France-Presse Getty Images
Sally Ride communicating with ground controllers during the six-day space mission of the Challenger in 1983.Mor... Posted on 7/24/12 at 8:30 AM
Astronaut Karen Nyberg changed a tire for the first time in college. She was intimidated by it at first but gave it a try and found it was easier than she thought. Now a NASA flight engineer, the Minnesota native gained fame for her time on the International Space Station.
NASA's Jupiter-bound spacecraft hit a snag Wednesday soon after it used Earth as a gravity slingshot to hurtle toward the outer solar system, but mission managers said it's on course to arrive at the giant planet in 2016.
NASA may have the Right Stuff, but it's not essential. In fact, of all the larger government agencies, NASA is sending the largest percentage home in the government shutdown because they are considered not essential.
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