CNN: “8-year-old girl chats with ISS astronaut using ham radio”

Isabella Payne spoke with ISS astronaut Kjell LindgrenFrom

London (CNN) – When Isabella Payne heads back to elementary school in September, she’s going to have the best “what I did in my vacation” story to tell.

In a tale of “right place, right time,” the 8-year-old girl from Kent in southeast England spoke with American astronaut Kjell Lindgren aboard the International Space Station (ISS) using her dad’s ham radio.

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