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Published May 28, 2013, 03:32 PM

MN astronaut embarks on second journey to space

University of North Dakota alum Karen Nyberg embarks on her second journey into space today.

University of North Dakota alum Karen Nyberg embarks on her second journey into space today.

She launched from Russia this afternoon along with two other members of a team for the 7-hour trip to the International Space Station, more than 200 miles from Earth. While in space Nyberg may deliver the keynote address at UND's summer graduation ceremony August 2nd.

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