Karen Nyberg

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Birthday
7, 1969
Birthplace
Parkers Prairie, MN
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
7, 1969 (age 48)
Birthplace
Parkers Prairie, MN

About

Engineer and astronaut who, in 2008, became the 50th woman to travel to space. She served as a Mission Specialist on the Space Shuttle Discovery and as a Flight Engineer on a Russian International Space Station mission.

Before Fame

She graduated summa cum laude from the University of North Dakota.

Trivia

She participated in Expedition 36 on the International Space Station.

Family Life

She married and had one child.

Associated With

She and Sally Ride were both female astronauts.