An Astronaut Accidentally Called 911 From Space

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    From Geek.com:

    An Astronaut Accidentally Called 911 From Space

    We all know what would happen if you screamed in space (thanks, Alien), but what happens if you call 911 from space?

    In a recent interview with Dutch public broadcaster Nederlandse Omroep Stichting (NOS), Dutch astronaut André Kuipers described accidentally dialing the emergency services number while in orbit aboard the International Space Station.

    Kuipers, an astronaut with the European Space Agency, missed dialing an essential number when making a call via Houston, and ended up connecting with the U.S. emergency switchboard.

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