ARISS Status September 10, 2012

ARISS

Topics in this report:
1. Upcoming School Contacts
2. German Students Delighted with ARISS Contact
3. Girls’ School Speaks with ISS Astronaut
4. AMSAT News Service on ARISS

1. Upcoming School Contacts
An Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact is planned with Maroochydore State School in Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia on Wednesday, September 12 at 07:03 UTC via telebridge station VK4KHZ in Australia. The contact will be integrated into a comprehensive science curriculum. Robotics kits were provided to the students and an astronomy club was formed at the school. Lessons have focused on the Venus Transit, the Juno mission and the Curiosity mission.

An Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact is planned for Thursday, September 13 with children from NASA Goddard Child Development Center (GCDC), Greenbelt, MD, Howard B. Owens Science Center, Lanham, MD and University of Maryland’s Center for