June 23rd, 2004
Radios off for EVA
From the ISS Packet Beacon:
- It's a girl!Tarali Fincke -
Frank Bauer, KA3HDO: ...Astronaut Mike Finke got word on Friday that he is a new father. Tarali Paulina Fincke was born on June 18, 2004 to proud parents, Mike and Renita Fincke. They also have 1 son, Chandra.
The following is from JSC Today, courtesy of Kenneth Ransom, N5VHO:
"Her name is Tarali Paulina and Tara is the Indian dialect meaning star," Fincke radioed to Mission Control, shortly after the birth.....
Astronaut Mike Fincke, who is living and working on board the International Space Station, conveyed his congratulations to the SpaceShipOne team during space-to-ground communications today.
"Fantastic!" Fincke said upon hearing the news that test pilot Mike Melvill had successfully completed the first privately funded suborbital human space flight. "We were wishing them the best of luck. We're all in the space business together, helping mankind get off the planet and explore the stars."
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