ARISS Status May 29, 2012

ARISS

Topics in this report:
1. Upcoming School Contact
2. Northland Preparatory Academy Calls ISS
3. Burbank Debrief Scheduled
4. AMSAT News Service on ARISS
5. Amateur Radio Newsline Covers ARISS

1. Upcoming School Contact
An Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact has been scheduled for St. Mary’s Catholic Primary School in Hay, NSW, Australia on Friday, June 1 at 10:44 UTC via Australian telebridge station VK6MJ. Students are learning about space and are involved in creative writing projects using the “My Life as an Astronaut” theme. Older students are working on informational reports focused on life in space and the occupation of astronauts.

2. Northland Preparatory Academy Calls ISS
On Thursday, May 24, students from Northland Preparatory Academy in Flagstaff, Arizona participated in an Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact with Joe Acaba, KE5DAR on the ISS. Approximately 550 stude