VIDEO: Astronaut Sparks Panic After Accidentally Dialing 9-1-1 From Space Sending NASA Into a Frenzy
By Neal Baker, The Sun // January 7, 2019
sparked panic at Johnson Space Center in Texas
ABOVE VIDEO: An astronaut has told how he accidentally called 9-1-1 from space, sending security teams at NASA’s Houston base into a frenzy. (Fox News video)
(FOX NEWS) – An astronaut has told how he accidentally called 911 from space, sending security teams at NASA’s Houston base into a frenzy.
André Kuipers missed out a number when making a call through HQ back on Earth — and ended up connecting to U.S. emergency services.
The astronomical blunder sparked panic at the Johnson Space Center in Texas and a security team was scrambled to the room where the call was put through.
He had been orbiting Earth in the International Space Station when he tried to make the call.
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