SAN FRANCISCO -- It's a special week for a boy from Lowell, Massachusetts who got an out-of-this world surprise.
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Not only did Lucas St. Onge turn 9 years old on Thursday, he's also celebrating four years since he survived a multiple-organ transplant.
Lucas had always dreamed of meeting an astronaut.
On Thursday, he got his wish.
He received a phone call from the International Space Station. Capt. Chris Cassidy was on the other end of the line and wished Lucas a happy birthday.
Massachusetts boy celebrating birthday, organ transplant anniversary gets phone call from International Space Station
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