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Photos: Astronaut Karen Nyberg's view from space

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Weightless, aboard the International Space Station, on May 31, 2013.
Courtesy Karen L. Nyberg

Minnesota astronaut Karen Nyberg returned to Earth  after 166 days on the International Space Station. Following her launch into space on May 28, the Vining native said she adapted very quickly. The adjustment upon her return was a different matter. 

The astronauts spent much of their time at the space station conducting experiments, including one in which they studied how magnetic fields can change the properties of fluids. Nyberg said it could lead to some breakthroughs on the ground. Read more of her story here.