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
After six months in space, astronaut and UND alumna Karen Nyberg is on the homestretch of her long stay at the International Space Station. The Vining, Minn., native will make her desent home on Sunday.
In one of the most harrowing spacewalks in decades, an astronaut had to rush back into the International Space Station on Tuesday after a mysterious water leak inside his helmet robbed him of the ability to speak or hear and could have caused him to choke or even drown.
A private Earth-to-orbit delivery service made good on its latest shipment to the International Space Station on Sunday, overcoming mechanical difficulty and delivering a ton of supplies with high-flying finesse.
It would be patterned after Russia's mock flight to Mars that lasted 520 days at a Moscow research center. Six men were involved in that study, which ended late last year. They were locked in a steel capsule.
VIDEO: Bottom of article A Russian spacecraft carrying an American and two Russians blasted off today from the snow-covered Kazakh steppes in a faultless launch that eased anxiety about the future of U.S. and Russian space programs.
A photograph taken Friday depicting a western coastal region of Florida is the first high-resolution image from space captured by the University of North Dakota's International Space Station Agricultural Camera, UND announced Tuesday.
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