Archive - Oct 31, 2008 - Story

St. Thomas' Primary School, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Tue (Nov 04) at 10:15 UTC

ARISS

An International Space Station Expedition 18 ARISS school contact has been planned with participants at St. Thomas' Primary School, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia on 04 November. The event is scheduled to begin at approximately 1015 UTC.

The contact will be a direct contact between stations NA1SS and VK4HBK. The contact should be audible over eastern Australia. Interested parties are invited to listen in on the 145.80 MHz downlink. The participants are expected to conduct the conversation in English.

Several displays are planned for the library on the school ARISS project. These displays will have information on the NASA space program, Amateur Radio and ARISS. They will also have a link to the school ARISS Project web site, NASA and the current location of the International Space Station. We also plan an interactive section where children can listen to past ARISS school contacts.

N5VHO – Fri, 2008 – 10 – 31 13:56

IES Trassierra, Córdoba, Spain, Mon (Nov 3) at 09:03 UTC

ARISS

An International Space Station Expedition 18 ARISS school contact has been planned with participants at IES Trassierra, Córdoba, Spain on 03 November. The event is scheduled to begin at approximately 0903 UTC.

The contact will be a direct contact between stations OR4ISS and AO7URC. The contact should be audible over western Europe. Interested parties are invited to listen in on the 145.80 MHz downlink. The participants are expected to conduct the conversation in English.

The IES Trassierra is a Secondary Education School with 900 students. It is located between a developing area and an area of low social-economical status. The project "Sailing through Space" will help students to broaden their knowledge in the field of space and also will be a very important tool to motivate them to study. The project is going to last two years and it will include a wide variety of activities such as observing the sky from Cordoba, visiting the workshop that the Observatory of Granada brought to the school and making trips to the observatory situated in Toledo.

N5VHO – Fri, 2008 – 10 – 31 11:53
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