Scott H. Stevens / N3ASA:
The next ARISS contact by Expedition 10 aboard the International Space Station will be with students at University College Cork, Cork, Ireland on Friday, 17 December. The event is scheduled to begin at approximately 13:53 UTC.
This contact will be a telebridge between stations NA1SS and VK5ZAI, Kingston, Australia. It should be audible to anyone in the area listening in on the 145.80 MHz downlink. The participants will conduct the conversation in English.
ARISS Status December 13, 2004
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International Space Station crewmembers this week continued research and maintenance activities and prepared for arrival of the next Progress cargo craft.
On Wednesday, Station managers reviewed preparations for the upcoming launch of the unpiloted Russian ISS Progress 16 resupply ship from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. They confirmed that work is progressing well for the scheduled liftoff at 4:19 p.m. CST Dec. 23.