Jul 26, 2013 at 11:35 am
Here’s something that’s out of this world. university of north dakota alum and u-s astronaut Karen Nyberg will deliver a recorded message from aboard the international space station for u-n-d’s summer commencement address on august 2nd. Around 520 students are eligible to pick-up diplomas a week fromtoday (fri). the vining (minnesota) native is the first u-n-d grad and sixth minnesotan ever launched into space. She graduated in 1994 with a degree in mechanical engineering. nyberg is currently serving a six month mission aboard the space lab.