ARISS Status October 17, 2011


Topics in this report:
1. Upcoming School Contacts
2. Italian Students Hook Up with Astronaut Mike Fossum via ARISS
3. Amateur Radio Club Contacts ISS
4. Astronaut Participates in JOTA
5. Kiroli -ARISS Contact Participants Interviewed
6. ARRL Newsletter on Simulated ARISS Contact
7. ARRL Letter Covers ARISS
8. ARRL QST Posts ARISS News
9. Amateur Radio Newsline Covers McFadin Interview
10. Astronaut Training Status

1. Upcoming School Contacts
Seiryo Elementary School, Seto, Aichi, Japan has been scheduled for an Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact on Tuesday, October 18 at 08:33 UTC. The school was established in 1975 and has an enrollment of 667 students. The contact will highlight the science curriculum which covers electricity, space and technology.

An Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact has been scheduled for Zespol Szkol Technicznych in Rybnicka, Slask, Poland on Friday, October 21 at 16:38 UTC. SP9PKS radio club members have be