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Published May 28, 2013, 04:48 PM

Karen Nyberg half-way to International Space station

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- Right now, Otter Tail County native Karen nyberg is about half-way to the International Space station.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- Right now, Otter Tail County native Karen nyberg is about half-way to the International Space station.

Vining, Minnesota's Karen Nyberg, a Russian cosmonaut and and Italian test pilot lifted off from Kazakhstan at 3:31 our time today.

They'll dock with the Space Station at 9:16 tonight.

The crew will be digin scientific research, 6 space walks, and help with the arrival of cargo ships carrying critical supplies.

Nyberg and her crew will return to earth November 11th.

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