ARISS Status May 21, 2012

ARISS

Topics in this report:
1. Upcoming School Contact
2. ARISS International Team Meeting Held
3. Astronaut Training Status
4. ARRL Site for ARISS Volunteers
5. AMSAT News Service on ARISS
6. Amateur Radio Newsline Covers ARISS

1. Upcoming School Contact
Northland Preparatory Academy in Flagstaff, Arizona has been scheduled for an Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact on Thursday, May 24 at 17:00 UTC. The contact is part of a comprehensive education plan which will pique students’ interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

2. ARISS International Team Meeting Held
The ARISS International Team monthly meeting was held on May 15. Discussions included a status of the Ham TV project. Minutes have been posted: http://ariss.rac.ca/arisstel2012-05-15.htm

3. Astronaut Training Status
Chris Hadfield, KC5RNJ/VA3OOG and Thomas Marshburn