ARISS Weekly Status Report – 6/20/2022

June 14-15: ARISS leaders Frank Bauer and Marty Schulman and ARISS volunteer Alan Johnston mentored ARISS’ new NASA interns at Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). Undergrads Nitin Vegesna and Ashish Dhanalakota and high school student Unsh Rawal received indoctrination introducing them to ARISS, communications, wireless radio, and two of ARISS’ new education programs. But the … Continue reading ARISS Weekly Status Report – 6/20/2022

ARISS Offers More Fun to ARRL Field Day Operators

June 20, 2022—Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) plans to have its ARISS InterOperable Radio System (IORS) in crossband repeater mode for ARRL Field Day. The IORS ham station is located in the Columbus Module of the International Space Station.  ARRL Hq has confirmed that successful radio contacts made through the ARISS IORS, … Continue reading ARISS Offers More Fun to ARRL Field Day Operators

Quarter Century Wireless Association, Inc. (QCWA) Provides Donation to Support ARISS

June 7, 2022:  Amateur Radio on the International Space Station, Inc. (ARISS-USA) is very pleased to announce that the Quarter Century Wireless Association, Inc. (QCWA) has made a highly notable contribution--$4,500—to support the ARISS program.  QCWA President Ken Oelke (amateur radio call sign VE6AFO) presented the generous gift to ARISS-USA at the 2022 Hamvention in Xenia, … Continue reading Quarter Century Wireless Association, Inc. (QCWA) Provides Donation to Support ARISS

ARISS Weekly Status Report – 5/30/2022

May 13: ARISS announced the nine educational institutions selected to host ARISS radio contacts between January and June 2023 for students and a crew member on the ISS.  The groups were chosen based on the high-quality ARISS education proposals they each submitted. The institutions will now move forward with ARISS mentors who will assist with … Continue reading ARISS Weekly Status Report – 5/30/2022

9 US Schools Moved Forward in ARISS Selection Process

May 13, 2022: Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) is pleased to announce the schools/host organizations selected for the January-June 2023 window. A total of 9 of the submitted proposals during the recent proposal window have been accepted to move forward in the processes of planning to host a scheduled amateur radio contact … Continue reading 9 US Schools Moved Forward in ARISS Selection Process