Oops: UK astronaut calls wrong number from space

2015-12-25 16:01
Tim Peake (AP)

Tim Peake (AP)

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London - Anyone can dial a wrong number, but it's not often done from outer space.

British astronaut Tim Peake tweeted an apology on Christmas Day from the International Space Station after calling a wrong number.

The 43-year-old former army helicopter pilot did not say who he was calling. Since he's Britain's first publicly funded astronaut and the first Briton to visit the space station, millions of Britons have been following his mission closely.

The 43-year-old former army helicopter pilot did not say who he was calling. Since he's Britain's first publicly funded astronaut and the first Briton to visit the space station, millions of Britons have been following his mission closely.

Peake has also used Twitter to send Christmas greetings.

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