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FEATURE
A Call From the West Wing

08.02.05

President George W. Bush smiles as he waves goodbye to the crew of the Space Shuttle Discovery. Image above: President Bush talks to the Shuttle and Station crews. Credit: White House/Paul Morse

The Space Shuttle Discovery and International Space Station crews got a long-distance call from President George Bush. Late in the crew's workday, the President gave the Shuttle and Station crews a call to talk about the mission.

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"I want to thank you for being risk takers for the sake of exploration," Bush said. " … We look forward to seeing the successful completion of this mission."

Before he signed off he added, "We are with you and wish you all the best."

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