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Astronauts accidentally dial 911 through the International Space Station


Astronauts André Kuipers, left, Netherlands, and Luca Parmitano, Italian Space Agency, on October 24, 2012 in Noordwijk aan Zee, Netherlands.

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  • The Dutch astronaut André Kuipers was trying to call him on the ground.
  • He lost a zero and scored 911.
  • He launched a Johnson Space Center alert in Houston.

Even in the International Space Station, you need to dial 9 to get an external line.

The Dutch astronaut André Kuipers says he was planning to go to the NASA Johnson Space Center in 911 after the demolition of 911.

The space station uses an Internet protocol or IP to connect to the device with your phone on the device. It also has a Houston area, 281.

To make his call, Motherboard writes, Mark Kuipers for 9 external lines and then trying to mark 011 international access code, zero failed.

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"The next day I received an email: Did you call 911?" Kuipers said the Dutch radio show.

Kuipers, the 60-year-old astronauts of the European Space Agency, completed two 203-day space missions, According to Newsweek.

About the radio show, it's pretty easy for the station's astronauts to communicate on the ground. Although there are delays in conversations.

"I thought people would hang around at times when they did not say anything, and as soon as I marked the last number, I started to talk," said Kuipers.

It's not the only spy space space in space, according to Motherboard.

British astronaut Tim Peake tweeted in 2015, "I'd apologize to the mistress I call," Hello, is this planet? "- It's not a call for prank … it's just a wrong number." Peake tweeted.

Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti he replied, "I have called, ha! Ha! 911, mistakenly 🙂 Merry Christmas!"

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