A British man radioed the International Space Station and was “stunned” when one of the astronauts responded.
“They came back to me and said, ‘Receiving you — welcome aboard the International Space Station’,” Adrian Lane of Coleford, England, told the BBC last week. He chatted for about 45 seconds before the connection was lost.
It turns out this happens all the time.
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Source Credits: Kenneth Chang in The New York Times