Does not dry out the talents of planet Earth. 52-year-old English ham radio operator managed to get through to the International space station (ISS) from its own garage. The representative of the stronger sex were able to independently communicate with the astronauts, who with great pleasure responded to unexpected unexpected call.
According to English tabloid the Mirror, Adrian lane called to the ISS from the little town of Coleford with the help of the constructed radio. The representative of the stronger sex has waited a short "window" during which the station was over his city, and talked with the astronauts.
In the process of radio lane managed to ask the most basic question to the American astronaut. "Well, out there in space?" "asked the Englishman at the ISS. Received a very unexpected answer: "it's Dark, but the Land here looks incredibly attractive and colorful". Then the connection is terminated.
Version English radio Amateur, he had long wanted to talk with the astronauts. "Your receiver 3 years I been collecting in the garage. In the end, I was able to make his own dream. I proved that it is possible. I am happy," said Adrian lane, which became home to a tabloid star.
Note that at this point in earth's orbit employs a crew of the 44th space expedition consisting of commander inhabitant of Russia Gennady Padalka, flight engineers Mikhail Kornienko and Oleg Kononenko, American Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren, and Japanese Kimiya Yui. With whom specifically - with Kelly or Lindgren - spoke English Amateur radio operator, not installed. It is known only that it was on duty at the radio a NASA spokesman.
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