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India triumphs, sets record in maiden Mars mission

September 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW DELHI — India’s first mission to Mars entered orbit on Wednesday, making it the first Asian nation to reach the Red Planet, all for less than the budget of the Hollywood space blockbuster “Gravity.”
The Mars Orbiter Mission, or MOM, cost…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Astronaut from Vining inspires girls, women, to aim for the stars

December 12, 2013 in Uncategorized

FARGO — 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 tim…continue reading on echopress.com

Nyberg back on Earth: Home from space station, astronaut hopes for UND visit

November 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Astronaut Karen Nyberg is back on Earth after spending nearly six months aboard the International Space Station.

The University of North Dakota graduate and Vining, Minn., native spoke with WDAZ via satellite interview through Johns…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Nyberg back on Earth: Home from space station, astronaut hopes for UND visit

November 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Astronaut Karen Nyberg is back on Earth after spending nearly six months aboard the International Space Station.

The University of North Dakota graduate and Vining, Minn., native spoke with WDAZ via satellite interview through Johns…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Nyberg back on Earth: Home from space station, astronaut hopes for UND visit

November 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Astronaut Karen Nyberg is back on Earth after spending nearly six months aboard the International Space Station.

The University of North Dakota graduate and Vining, Minn., native spoke with WDAZ via satellite interview through Johns…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Nyberg back on Earth: Home from space station, astronaut hopes for UND visit

November 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Astronaut Karen Nyberg is back on Earth after spending nearly six months aboard the International Space Station.

The University of North Dakota graduate and Vining, Minn., native spoke with WDAZ via satellite interview through Johns…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

NASA aiming for moon again, this time from Va.

September 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. NASA is headed back to the moon, this time to explore its thin atmosphere and rough dust. The robotic spacecraft LADEE will fly to the moon by way of Virginia’s Eastern Shore. Continue Reading

UND alumna heads for space station

May 28, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS NASA astronaut and University of North Dakota alumna Karen Nyberg embarked on her second journey into space Tuesday to the International Space Station. Continue Reading

NASA, USGS release first Landsat 8 images

March 21, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Landsat 8 acquired the images of Colorado’s Front Range on Monday using its operational land imager and thermal infrared sensor instruments.
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Astronauts, family mourn humble hero Armstrong

August 31, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Neil Armstrong was a humble hero who saw himself as a team player and never capitalized on his celebrity as the first man to walk on the moon, mourners said Friday outside a private service attended by fellow space pioneers, including his two crewmates on the historic Apollo 11 mission. Continue Reading