Answer: What technology did Steve use to talk to the space station
The space station has an ISDN satellite phone and Steve has satellite phone on the Iridum network. Steve also uses that phone to contact Mission Control.
K-State at Salina students tracked the progress of aviator Steve Fossett as he successfully piloted the Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer around the world in pursuit of the Closed Circuit Distance Record. For more information go to www.salina.k-state.edu/globalflyer