following appeared December 6, 2003 in the
Greetings from orbit!
Rick Newman of Boca Raton
gets a personal greeting from the International Space Station.
By Brian Bandell
Boca Raton News Staff Writer
December 6, 2003
cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko hold a message for Boca Raton
resident Rick Newman while orbiting the Earth in the
International Space Station.
picture was taken by NASA astronaut Ed Lu, relayed to
an orbiting satellite, downloaded to a Moscow ground
station and then forwarded to Newman. The Boca
resident is an avid collector of space travel
novelties who has set up space exhibits at museums and
operates a science web site. The message reads:
"Greetings Rick Newman from ISS-7! Thanks to
HighTechScience.org for support of cosmonautics!
Commander of Russian-USA Team Yuri Malenchenko".
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or call (561) 750-7000.
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