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ARISS Weekly Status Report – 5/13/2024

May 4: Bundaberg State High School students from Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia engaged in an ARISS radio contact held at the Wireless Institute of Australia’s (WIA) Annual General Meeting and Convention. WIA is the national association for amateur radio in Australia and WIA members and radio enthusiasts from around the country attend the convention. Mike Barratt … Continue reading ARISS Weekly Status Report – 5/13/2024

ARISS Weekly Status Report – 5/6/2024

April 22: The American International University (AIU) in Salmiya, Kuwait hosted an ARISS radio contact with Mike Barratt for undergrads, some area elementary and high school students, and a large viewing audience.  14 news reporters wrote items about the contact and created numerous social media posts, some with video, offering many highlights such as student … Continue reading ARISS Weekly Status Report – 5/6/2024

ARISS Weekly Status Report – 4/29/2024

April 22: Thrive Home School Academy and Stratton Meadows Elementary School in Colorado Springs, CO successfully completed their ARISS radio contact with Jeanette Epps. She answered 11 of their questions. One student who stood out in her Space Camp blue jumpsuit told a TV reporter, “I want to be an astronaut, a flight director, mission … Continue reading ARISS Weekly Status Report – 4/29/2024

Nine US Schools Moved Forward in ARISS Selection Process

April 18, 2024: Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) is pleased to announce the US schools/host organizations newly selected for 2024 ARISS contacts. 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 … Continue reading Nine US Schools Moved Forward in ARISS Selection Process

ARISS Weekly Status Report – 4/15/2024

April 4:  An ARISS radio contact enjoyed by students from Collège Théodore Monod in Gagny, France was supported by Matthew Dominick, who answered 16 student questions. The National Air and Space Museum of France, at the Paris-Le Bourget Airport, hosted the ARISS contact. 150 people in the room—students, professors, parents, journalists, and museum staff—watched the … Continue reading ARISS Weekly Status Report – 4/15/2024

ARISS Weekly Status Report – 4/8/2024

April 3: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) in Daytona Beach, FL hosted an ARISS radio contact with Matthew Dominick for Volusia County School District students from 4 middle schools. He answered 17 of their questions while an audience of 200 students and faculty listened. ERAU offered two livestreams and one is (begin listening at 1 hour 37 minutes) at https://portal.stretchinternet.com/eraudaytona/portal.htm?eventId=754085&streamType=video.  These media groups aired stories: WNDB, Hometown News Volusia, Flagler News Weekly, … Continue reading ARISS Weekly Status Report – 4/8/2024

ARISS Weekly Status Report – 3/26/2024

February 11: The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics’ highly respected publication, AIAA Journal, recognized ARISS in its February 2024 issue. It carried a review of the recent AIAA SciTech Forum’s K-12 Educator Workshop and cited ARISS-International Chair Frank Bauer and ARISS-USA Director of Education Tanya Anderson for presenting an ARISS forum there. They explained … Continue reading ARISS Weekly Status Report – 3/26/2024