UND astronaut featured on Popular Science

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Associated Press

Posted on August 23, 2013 at 4:00 PM

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Photos taken by astronaut and University of North Dakota graduate Karen Nyberg are featured on the Popular Science website.

The nine space images in the online gallery were taken from orbit by Nyberg, who's still orbiting the Earth in the International Space Station.

The Grand Forks Herald reports (http://bit.ly/13WVORj ) the Vining, Minn., native graduated summa cum laude from UND in 1994. She went on to join NASA and take part in a 2008 mission on the space shuttle Discovery.

She has been on her current mission to the space station since May 28 and is expected to stay until November.

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Online:

http://bit.ly/13WVKB6

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Information from: Grand Forks Herald, http://www.grandforksherald.com

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