Astronaut from Vining delivers commencement speech from outer space
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Astronaut and University of North Dakota alumna Karen Nyberg told graduates Friday that she wanted to give a speech that was "literally out of this world."
Nyberg, who hails from Vining, was orbiting some 230 miles above Earth aboard the International Space Station when she recorded the brief message last week for the 2013 summer commencement. She praised her alma mater for the educational opportunities it offered her and other graduates.
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