ARISS Weekly Status Report – 8/8/2022

July 28: Seven Challenger Learning Center (CLC) locales hosted 2022 summer camp students at these learning institutions to spark interest in STEM. Youth at these seven CLCs spoke with Bob Hines during an ARISS radio contact; he answered 18 questions. Eight-year-old Libby, according to a WABI-TV reporter in Bangor, said, “I’ve always wanted to be … Continue reading ARISS Weekly Status Report – 8/8/2022

ARISS Weekly Status Report – 8/1/2022

July 21:  Kitaogura Elementary School in Uji, Japan, with 207 students, celebrated its 50-year anniversary by planning lessons for, and hosting, an ARISS contact. For their exciting radio contact with Kjell Lindgren, an audience of 70 watched the youth as he answered 20 of their questions. Reporters from five newspapers came to the event. A video … Continue reading ARISS Weekly Status Report – 8/1/2022

ARISS Weekly Status Report – 7/25/2022

July 11-15:  ARISS Director of Education Kathy Lamont and ARISS educator Kelly Cammarano gave short talks about ARISS on day two of a professional development seminar for educators. They explained a little about the ARISS program, resources on ARISS’ web pages for educators, the ARISS Education Proposal, and the timeframe that ARISS will open the … Continue reading ARISS Weekly Status Report – 7/25/2022

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