ARISS Status August 22, 2011


Topics in this report:
1. Upcoming School Contacts
2. Successful Contact with Yokohama School
3. NASA Article on ARISS Contact with Caribbean Youth
4. ARISS International Team Meeting Held
5. AMSAT Covers ARISSat-1
6. Amateur Radio Newsline on ARISSat-1

1. Upcoming School Contacts
An Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact has been scheduled for Hochtaunusschule in Oberursel, Hessen, Germany on Thursday, August 25 at 08:19 UTC via telebridge station LU8YY in Argentina. The school provides both general education and vocational training, such as electrical, metal and mechanical engineering, as well as information technology (IT). The contact will be held to interest high school students in wireless technology.

Vision Australia, located in Enfield, New South Wales, Australia has been scheduled for an Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact on Monday, August 29 at 08:47 UTC via station WH6PN in Hawaii. Vision Australi