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Astronaut Candidate Interviews - Joseph Acaba
09.23.04
 
It's, it's been pretty neat. And, my daughter was actually in my class when I received the phone call, and my other students were dispersed throughout the classroom and the hallway. And so, once I hung up and I gained my, regained my composure, I was able to pull her to the side and tell her the, the call finally came in, and I was able to share that with her. And, it was an exciting time. And then, quickly after that, I rounded up the other kids and told them; and they just couldn't believe it. "You're going to be an astronaut?" And, I said, "Yes, I am."