Archive - Jun 17, 2006
Observed ISS pass around 0305utc, 1105est cross from SW to the NE over SE Ohio.
Very bright and very easy to see with the naked eye. Wonderful to watch.
The International Space Station crew this week prepared for the
departure of one unpiloted Progress cargo carrier, the arrival of
another, and for the STS-121 shuttle mission of Discovery that will
deliver an additional crew member.
Expedition 13 Commander Pavel Vinogradov and Flight Engineer Jeff
Williams will welcome European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Reiter,
giving the station a third crew member for the first time since May
2003. Discovery is scheduled to launch to the station no earlier than
[size=20]ARISS Contact Schedule and Successful school list
updated 2006-06-17 05:30 UTC[/size]
Quick list of scheduled contacts and events:
Kuwait Scientific Center, telebridge via VK5ZAI (***)
Thu 2006-06-29 18:10 UTC 35 deg via VK5ZAI (***)
Watch for IRLP, Echolink, and web coverage. (***)
Total number of ARISS school contacts is 244.
QSL information may be found at: