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*Queen Elizabeth II Visits NASA, Meets Station Crew*
Image above: Queen Elizabeth II, right, talks to the International Space Station crew along with NASA Astronaut Michael Foale, center, and NASA Administrator Michael Griffin from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center‘s Operational Control Room, Tuesday, May 8, 2007, in Greenbelt, Md. NASA Goddard was one of the last stops on the Queen's six-day visit to the United States. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
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Queen Elizabeth II visited NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., Tuesday morning. NASA astronaut Michael Foale and NASA Administrator Mike Griffin hosted the queen and introduced her to the Expedition 15 crew members as they orbited the Earth.
Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin and flight engineers Oleg Kotov and Suni Williams greeted Queen Elizabeth from the International Space Station. The crew members each spoke briefly to the queen describing life on the space station and the importance of human space flight.