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Spaced Out

MIT grad Mike Fincke floated miles above the Earth, but still he took my call.

By Ken Gordon
August 22, 2004

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Phoning outer space is a complicated business. I know. On a July afternoon, I chewed the extraterrestrial fat with astronaut Edward Michael Fincke, who, as part of the two-man, six-month Expedition 9 mission, has been floating around the International Space Station since April. Our 20-minute conversation took weeks to schedule, involved two phone lines, numerous sound checks, and the following ... (Full Article: 689 Words)

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