Karen Nyberg Biography – Karen Nyberg Wiki
Karen Nyberg is an American mechanical engineer and retired NASA astronaut. She worked as a Co-op at Johnson Space Center from 1991 to 1995, working in a variety of areas. She received a patent for work done in 1991 on Robot Friendly Probe and Socket Assembly.
In 1998, upon completing her doctorate, she accepted a position with the Crew and Thermal Systems Division, working as an Environmental Control Systems Engineer. Selected as a Mission Specialist by NASA in July 2000, Dr. Nyberg reported for training in August 2000.
Following the completion of two years of training and evaluation, she was assigned technical duties in the Astronaut Office Station Operations branch where she served as Crew Support astronaut for the Expedition 6 crew during their six‐month mission aboard the International Space Station. A veteran of two spaceflights, Dr. Nyberg served as a Mission Specialist on STS‐124 and a Flight Engineer for Expedition 36/37. She has since served in the Space Shuttle branch, the Exploration branch, and as Chief of the Robotics branch.
Karen L. Nyberg graduated in 1988 from Henning Public High School, Henning, Minnesota. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of North Dakota; a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and a Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering also from the University of Texas at Austin.
Karen Nyberg Age
Karen L. Nyberg was born on October 7, 1969, in Parkers Prairie, Minnesota, United States.
Karen Nyberg Husband
Karen Nyberg is married to astronaut Douglas Hurley.
Karen Nyberg Son
Karen L. Nyberg and Douglas Hurley have a son Jack.
Karen Nyberg Family
Karen L. Nyberg was born to Kenneth Nyberg and Phyllis Nyberg. Her parents reside in Vining, Minnesota.
Karen Nyberg Siblings
Karen L. Nyberg has 4 siblings.
Karen Nyberg Net Worth
Karen Nyberg’s net worth is estimated to be $1.2 million.