New Delhi: US President Donald Trump, his daughter Ivanka Trump, and NASA astronaut Kate Rubins will call NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson from the Oval Office on Monday.
The special 20-minute 'Earth-to-space' call at 10 a.m. EDT (7:30 p.m. India Time) Monday, April 24, is to personally congratulate Whitson for her record-breaking stay aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
According to NASA, Whitson on Monday will officially set the US record for most cumulative days in space, surpassing astronaut Jeff Williams' record of 534 days.
NASA is providing Live coverage of the event via the following agency assets:
NASA Television -- http://www.nasa.gov/live
Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/NASA/
Ustream -- http://www.ustream.tv/nasahdtv
YouTube -- https://youtu.be/UdmHHpAsMVw
NASA App for iOS http://itunes.apple.com/app/nasa-app/id334325516?mt=8
NASA App for Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=gov.nasa
NASA App for Amazon Fire and Fire TV http://amzn.com/B00ZVR87LQ
The NASA App also is also available to Apple TV users
NASA says YouTube video of the call can be embedded using the following code:
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/UdmHHpAsMVw" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
The special call will also be made available to schools, museums, and other organizations across the nation and globally.
Whitson arrived at the space station on November 19, 2016, and is sharing her experiences in space on Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook.