ARISS-USA seeking an experienced educator with extensive leadership experience to serve as our Director of Education

Overview ARISS-USA, a 501(c)(3) educational and scientific non-profit organization, is seeking an experienced educator with extensive leadership experience to serve as our Director of Education. This is a part-time, remote position in the USA which includes a one-year probationary period. ARISS provides and operates Amateur Radio systems on International Space Station (ISS) and elsewhere to … Continue reading ARISS-USA seeking an experienced educator with extensive leadership experience to serve as our Director of Education

11 US Schools Moved Forward in ARISS Selection Process

May 17, 2023: Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) is pleased to announce the schools/host organizations selected for the January-June 2024 window. A total 11 of the submitted ARISS Education Proposals during the recent proposal window have been accepted to move forward in the processes of planning to host a scheduled amateur radio … Continue reading 11 US Schools Moved Forward in ARISS Selection Process

Message to US Educators: Amateur Radio on the International Space Station Contact Opportunity

Call for Proposals - New Proposal Window is February 20, 2023 – March 31, 2023 February 15, 2023 --- The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) Program is seeking formal and informal education institutions and organizations, individually or working together, to host an Amateur Radio contact with a crew member on board the … Continue reading Message to US Educators: Amateur Radio on the International Space Station Contact Opportunity

Message to US Educators: Amateur Radio on the International Space Station  Contact Opportunity

Call for Proposals - New Proposal Window is October 1, 2022 to November 13, 2022 Oct 3, 2022 — The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) Program is seeking formal and informal education institutions and organizations, individually or working together, to host an Amateur Radio contact with a crew member on board the … Continue reading Message to US Educators: Amateur Radio on the International Space Station  Contact Opportunity

Happy Launch Anniversary, ARISS Hardware Team!!

September 8, 2022--On September 8, 2000, 22 years ago today, the Space Shuttle Atlantis launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, starting the STS-106 Space Shuttle mission. On-board this mission was the ARISS Ericsson radio, a packet module/power supply and other hardware that became our first operational radio system on ISS. Just two months … Continue reading Happy Launch Anniversary, ARISS Hardware Team!!

Simultaneous Operations of APRS and Voice Repeater now a Reality on ISS

August 12, 2022—ARISS is pleased to announce that starting yesterday, August 11, simultaneous operations of the ARISS Voice Repeater and digital APRS communications on the International Space Station (ISS) is now a reality.  Current ARISS operations include voice repeater transmissions with the JVC Kenwood D710GA in the Columbus module and APRS packet operation from an … Continue reading Simultaneous Operations of APRS and Voice Repeater now a Reality on ISS

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