UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS Space robotics forum set for Thursday, Dec. 5, at UND
The Second Annual Space Robotics Forum is set to take place Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Computer Science Department of the University of North Dakota.
The forum presents robotic space exploration acti... Posted on 12/4/13 at 10:58 AM
HOME IMPROVEMENT WITH ANDY LINDUS Dorm Room Digs & How To Make The Most of Your New Space
That time of year has quickly come upon us again and the kids will be going back to school. Some of you may be sending your kids off to college and with that is a whole new array of experiences and ... Posted on 8/30/13 at 8:57 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
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.
Mining in space is moving from science fiction to commercial reality but metals magnates on this planet need not fear a mountain of extraterrestrial supply - the aim is to fuel human voyages deeper into the galaxy.
Astronaut Karen Nyberg is back on earth after spending nearly six months aboard the International Space Station. The UND graduate and Vining, Minn., native spoke with WDAZ via satellite interview through Johnson Space Center in Houston.
NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg returned home to earth Sunday with a unique possession — the first hockey puck in space. Nyberg brought an official UND hockey game puck with her to the International Space Station, where she has spent the last six months.
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.
The three UND students took a gulp of fresh air Wednesday as they left the long, windowless tube that has served as home for the past 10 days. Like astronauts returning to Earth, they savored things like blue sky and the ability to walk around unencumbered by a 25-pound canvas suit.
Scott Carpenter, the second American to orbit the Earth, was guided by two instincts: overcoming fear and quenching his insatiable curiosity. He pioneered his way into the heights of space and the depths of the ocean floor.
Kristen Wyatt and Seth Borenstein
, October 10, 2013
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.
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