Tim Peake, a British astronaut aboard the International Space Station, tweeted out an apology after dialing a wrong number from space.
“Not a prank call!”
Tim Peake sent out a tweet apologizing for making what must have seemed to be a strange phone call from the International Space Station.
“I’d like to apologize to the lady I just called by mistake saying ‘Hello, is this planet Earth?’ — not a prank call — just a wrong number!” Peake tweeted out.
I’d like to apologise to the lady I just called by mistake saying ‘Hello, is this planet Earth?’ – not a prank call…just a wrong number!
— Tim Peake (@astro_timpeake) December 24, 2015
The 43-year old is the first British astronaut on the ISS, and was only days into a six month stint aboard the space station when the errant call was placed.
He did not disclose the intended recipient of his call.
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