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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President’s Call with NASA Astronauts

President Calls NASA Astronauts

On March 24, 2009, the President made a long distance call to the International Space Station. President Obama was joined by Congressional leaders and middle school students from the Washington, DC area in the Roosevelt Room to congratulate the astronauts on the International Space Station and the Space Shuttle Discovery on their successful ongoing mission. They spent some time talking about solar power from a very different perspective. Read more...