ARISS Status June 25, 2012

ARISS

Topics in this report:
1. Upcoming School Contacts
2. Canada Scouts Contact Successful
3. ARISS International Team Meeting Held
4. AMSAT News Service on ARISS

1. Upcoming School Contacts
An Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact has been scheduled for the Virginia Air and Space Center located in Hampton, Virginia on Tuesday, June 26 at 18:22 UTC. The contact is part of a comprehensive education plan which will pique students’ interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

The 2012 STEM Summit in Dallas, Texas has been slated for an Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact on Thursday, June 28 at 18:11 UTC via telebridge station K6DUE in Maryland. Leland Melvin, Associate Administrator for Education, and Charlie Bolden, NASA Administrator, are expected to be in attendance. NASA’s Third Rock Radio plans to air the contact audio.