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April 30th

ARISS Status April 30, 2012

ARISS

Topics in this report:
1. Upcoming School Contact
2. Calolziocorte, Italy Contact Successful
3. New Proposal Cycle for ARISS-US Contacts
4. ARRL QST on ARISS

1. Upcoming School Contact
The Mariners’ Museum, Newport News, Virginia has been scheduled for an Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact on Wednesday, May 2 at 16:14 UTC via telebridge station IK1SLD in Italy. The ARISS contact is part of a comprehensive education plan which will pique students’ interest in STEM.

2. Calolziocorte, Italy Contact Successful

N5VHO – Mon, 2012 – 04 – 30 11:00

April 27th

Expedition 30 Lands in Kazakhstan

ISS News

The Soyuz TMA-22 spacecraft carrying Expedition 30 Commander Dan Burbank and Flight Engineers Anton Shkaplerov and Anatoly Ivanishin landed in Kazakhstan at 7:45 a.m. EDT. They undocked from the International Space Station at 4:18 a.m. officially ending their stay.

The Soyuz performed a deorbit burn at 6:49 a.m. before the descent module separated from the rest of the Russian spacecraft and entered the Earth’s atmosphere. Afterward, the Soyuz deployed several parachutes, slowing its descent, and then fired three small engines to soften its landing.

N5VHO – Fri, 2012 – 04 – 27 10:00

April 23rd

ARISS Status April 23, 2012

ARISS

Topics in this report:
1. Upcoming School Contact
2. Flabob Airport Students Speak with ISS Astronaut Don Pettit
3. New Proposal Cycle for ARISS-US Contacts
4. ARISS-International Meeting Held
5. AMSAT News Service on ARISS

1. Upcoming School Contact

N5VHO – Mon, 2012 – 04 – 23 10:32

April 22nd

Owen Garriott, W5LFL and mission STS-9

Space Shuttle

Owen Garriott, W5LFL and mission STS-9

An old video of astronaut Owen Garriott, W5LFL and mission STS-9 made by the ARRL, has been released on the MrQRZDx channel on youtube, telling the story of Owen Garriott, W5LFL when he was on board the space shuttle mission STS-9 in 1983.

PY4MAB – Sun, 2012 – 04 – 22 21:27

April 16th

ARISS Status April 16, 2012

ARISS

Topics in this report:
1. Upcoming School Contact
2. Astronaut Don Pettit Radios Ecuadorian School
3. Iruma Contact Successful
4. Amateur Radio Newsline Covers ARISS
5. AMSAT News Service on ARISS

1. Upcoming School Contact

N5VHO – Mon, 2012 – 04 – 16 12:57

April 14th

Upcoming ARISS ham radio contact with Japanese Scouts

ARISS

An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants Troop 2nd & 3rd Iruma Group, Saitama Scout Council Scout Association Of Japan, Iruma, Japan on 14 April.

PY4MAB – Sat, 2012 – 04 – 14 10:09

April 10th

Amateur Radio Newsline Covers ARISS

ARISS

On April 6, Amateur Radio Newsline report #1808 included a story about the sessions that will be held at Dayton Hamvention to recruit ARISS mentors. The article, “Ham Radio in Space: ARISS Mentor Introduction at Dayton 2012” may be found at: http://www.arnewsline.org/storage/scripts/nsln1808.txt

PY4MAB – Tue, 2012 – 04 – 10 20:40

Australian Students Radio ISS

ARISS

On Tuesday, April 3, St. Anthony's Parish Primary School in Canberra, Australia established an Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact with Dan Burbank, KC5ZSX on the ISS via Australian telebridge station VK5ZAI. The contact was integrated into the school space curriculum. In addition to the contact, students participated in hands-on activities such as creating space-related posters and designing their own space stations.

PY4MAB – Tue, 2012 – 04 – 10 20:38

US space companies prepare for space station docking

Space News

Two US rocket companies are readying the first private space missions to the International Space Station (ISS).

SpaceX and Orbital both have multi-billion dollar Nasa contracts to supply cargo to the station, filling the void left by the retirement last year of the space shuttle.

M0ODV – Tue, 2012 – 04 – 10 12:11

April 9th

Space Shuttle Discovery to Fly Over Washington Metro Area April 17

Space Shuttle

WASHINGTON -- NASA's 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) with space shuttle Discovery mounted atop will fly approximately 1,500 feet above various parts of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area on Tuesday, April 17.

PY4MAB – Mon, 2012 – 04 – 09 20:58
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