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Karen Nyberg

Astronaut from Minn. inspires women, girls to aim for the stars

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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 time on the International Space Station.

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Meredith Holt
Meredith Holt is a Forum features reporter who writes a twice-monthly column on body image, weight loss (and gain), health and fitness. Her topics of interest include mental health, relationships and women's issues. She also does page design and copy editing, which she did for six years prior to joining the features staff in March 2012.
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