Weather Forecast? Just Call the ISS Crew

Russian spacecraft carries snails, photo eqt, food to ISS, ITAR/TASS

"Telling about promising space technologies, Solovyov said, "FCC specialists seek to bring space research technologies closer to users down here on Earth. If a subscriber to some mobile communications network wants to know a weather forecast for the Ural Mountains area, for example, he may contact the ISS crew by mobile phone."

Editor's note: Is this a Russian|English translation issue - or is this guy just confused about what can - and cannot be done on board ISS?

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