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ARISS Weekly Status Report – 10/3/2022

September 15: A large group of undergraduates at Marwadi University celebrated Engineering Day by taking part in a special four-hour interactive workshop, the Fascinating World of Ham Radio & Amateur Radio Satellites. The goal was to inspire the 80 students in Rajkot, Gujarat, India to take up electronics studies and enjoy STEM activities done by … Continue reading ARISS Weekly Status Report – 10/3/2022

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

ARISS Weekly Status Report – 9/26/2022

September 18: Frank Bauer gave an ARISS presentation at the 41st ARRL & TAPR Digital Communications Conference (DCC) in Charlotte, NC. He covered some ARISS background and 2022 activity, including several education programs, and focused heavily on ARISS’s STEREO education program—Student and Teacher Education via Radio Experimentation & Operations. He described progress made on STEREO; it … Continue reading ARISS Weekly Status Report – 9/26/2022

ARISS Weekly Status Report – 9/12/2022

September 5: The Colegio Tarbut, Olivos in Buenos Aires, Argentina hosted an ARISS contact with Kjell Lindgren who answered 16 questions. An audience of 150 students, 14 educators, the entire Galapagos Islands’ school board, and 25 community members watched. The Department of Communication filmed the action and want to create a special show. The staff … Continue reading ARISS Weekly Status Report – 9/12/2022

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!!

ARISS Weekly Status Report – 9/5/2022

August 24: Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital, a temporary home for children needing short- or long-term care in the Nashville, TN area, hosted an ARISS contact.  Four young patients asked questions of Kjell Lindgren while the in-house TV studio broadcasted the actions of 14 students and 4 teachers to 343 patients in hospital rooms. Members … Continue reading ARISS Weekly Status Report – 9/5/2022

ARISS Weekly Status Report – 8/29/2022

August 18: The Cambridge Amateur Radio Club partnered with the Idea Exchange program at the Cambridge Public Library in Ontario, Canada to host an ARISS contact with Kjell Lindgren. An audience of 185 people watched at the outdoor contact site while Lindgren answered 9 student questions. 155 others watched via a live steam, and within a … Continue reading ARISS Weekly Status Report – 8/29/2022

ARISS Weekly Status Report – 8/22/2022

August 16: Last week’s report described the Isle of Thanet online news’ feature story on eight-year-old Isabella who, with help from her father, talked via his ham radio station with Kjell Lindgren using the ARISS radio. Since then, word of her radio contact spread around the world. The BBC Southeast prepared and broadcasted a video … Continue reading ARISS Weekly Status Report – 8/22/2022

ARISS Weekly Status Report – 8/15/2022

August 10: Summer in or near Vestal, NY means hundreds of campers between grades 2 and 12 are enjoying Kopernik Observatory and Science Center’s weekly STEM camps. This summer’s boys and girls experienced a myriad of science activities with the help of School Programs Coordinator and Science Teacher for Kopernik, Tish Bresee, a NASA Solar … Continue reading ARISS Weekly Status Report – 8/15/2022