Space Momma

By Tom Yulsman | October 18, 2013 11:51 am

Karen L. Nyberg, astronaut and mother.

If this doesn’t make you smile, you might want to check your pulse…

Karen Nyberg Tweeted a link to this photo on her “Hair and Space” Pinterest page this morning. Her Tweet read, “Proudly wearing my birthday present from home…”

Nyberg was born on Oct. 7, 1969. She is currently one of the crew members aboard the International Space Station, from where she’s been shooting some spectacular photographs of Earth. I’ve published a number of them here at ImaGeo. But this time, I thought I’d simply share this fabulous photo of her.

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  • GoneWest


  • Beti 737

    You don’t need a bra in microgravity… 😉



ImaGeo is a visual blog focusing on the intersection of imagery, imagination and Earth. It focuses on spectacular visuals related to the science of our planet, with an emphasis (although not an exclusive one) on the unfolding Anthropocene Epoch.

About Tom Yulsman

Tom Yulsman is Director of the Center for Environmental Journalism and a Professor of Journalism at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He also continues to work as a science and environmental journalist with more than 30 years of experience producing content for major publications. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Audubon, Climate Central, Columbia Journalism Review, Discover, Nieman Reports, and many other publications. He has held a variety of editorial positions over the years, including a stint as editor-in-chief of Earth magazine. Yulsman has written one book: Origins: the Quest for Our Cosmic Roots, published by the Institute of Physics in 2003.


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