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Fraser
2013-Feb-19, 05:00 PM
Today at about 9:45 a.m. EST (15:45 UTC) the International Space Station experienced a loss of communication with the Mission Control in Houston, and at this writing, communication has yet to be re-established. When communication was lost, flight controllers in Houston were updating the software onboard the stationís flight computers, and one of the stationís [...]

More... (http://www.universetoday.com/100096/mission-control-loses-contact-with-international-space-station/)

Swift
2013-Feb-19, 07:27 PM
They're back.... (from NASA.gov)


Communications with the International Space Station were restored today at 12:34 p.m. EST.

Buttercup
2013-Feb-19, 08:01 PM
I've been following that on Twitter. A comment was made that NASA "paid their long distance bill."