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March 2nd, 2003

AZ/EL rotator controller

af4jf – Sun, 2003 – 03 – 02 22:39

ISS Radio Report

Date/Time: 
12 years 5 days ago
Mode: 
PACKET
Status: 
Not active
Description: 
Not active on the hamradio , but when the iss fly over the east-europa i switss my rx to 143,625, (not a ham-band,) your heard some time the crew verry good signal to the grond station . 73 de jan pe2jmr
pe2jmr – Sun, 2003 – 03 – 02 18:02

LAST MINUTES VIDEO

This video begins at 7:35 am Central Time, 17 minutes after the deorbit burn, with the shuttle over the South Pacific at an altitude of over 500,000-ft. It continues for 13 minutes to 7:48 Central Time, as the shuttle passed north east of Hawaii at approximately 250,000-ft.

Video NASA - Tnx to Houston Chronicle

IK1SLD – Sun, 2003 – 03 – 02 11:43

March 1st

ISS Radio Report

Date/Time: 
12 years 6 days ago
Mode: 
PACKET
Status: 
NOT ACTIVE
Description: 
See FORUM I copied E-mail from Steve N0RLB received via SAREX mailing list
af4jf – Sat, 2003 – 03 – 01 13:52

All-ham ISS crew returning via Soyuz capsule

ISS News

The ARRL Letter from The American Radio Relay League reports that the all-ham crew aboard the International Space Station will return to Earth in early May via the Russian Soyuz escape vehicle. NASA Chief Sean O'Keefe said that the 16 ISS partner countries have agreed to use the Russian capsule to ferry a new two-person crew to the station--one American and one
Russian--and to bring the current three-man crew home.

Full Story

ws8e – Sat, 2003 – 03 – 01 12:49

Pioneer 10 spacecraft sends last signal

Space News

The ARRL Letter from The American Radio Relay League reports that. Pioneer 10 spacecraft sends last signal: Talk about weak-signal DX! NASA
says that after more than 30 years, it appears the venerable Pioneer 10
spacecraft has sent its last signal to Earth.

ws8e – Sat, 2003 – 03 – 01 12:45

ISS Status Report #03-9

ISS Status Report

Submitted by Arthur - N1ORC

Approaching their 100th day in orbit, the International Space Station’s Expedition 6 crewmembers completed an important test of on-orbit spacewalk preparation this week, while program managers cleared the way for a crew rotation scenario that will bring the three-man crew back to Earth in Kazakhstan in May.

N1ORC – Sat, 2003 – 03 – 01 12:45

NASA Mishap Response Status Report #10

Submitted by Arthur - N1ORC

About 13 minutes of video recorded by Columbia's crew Feb. 1 as they prepared for landing was released today on NASA television. The video recorded on the flight deck was taken with a small camera mounted first to the right of Pilot Willie McCool and later held by Mission Specialist Laurel Clark.

N1ORC – Sat, 2003 – 03 – 01 12:43

Shuttle Investigation Gathers Pace

Space News

Evidence continues to accumulate that NASA's engineers become alarmingly sloppy about the possible danger posed by detached fragments of the external tank's insulation hitting the Shuttle's tiles -- in the same way that they got sloppy about the threat posed by O-ring erosion due to cold weather before Challenger.

Full 2 page story at SpaceDaily.com

kc8fks – Sat, 2003 – 03 – 01 10:26