[amsat-bb] Re: ARISS 9M2RPN 21st Oct
sangatsingh at gmail.com
Tue Oct 21 22:23:46 PDT 2008
> *9M2RPN CALLING OR4ISS*
> Dateline: 21st October, 2008
> AOS: 08:32 UTC LOS 08:42
> "OR4ISS This is 9M2RPN calling. How copy Richard?"
> At the very first call Richard Garriot, W5KWQ came back with the
> proverbial "Ton of Bricks" 5/9 + signal.
> Without further ado we started with the 16 school children who had lined
> up and raring to fire questions. Richard answered each and every one of
> them with the usual aplomb. The shinning faces of the kids had to be. They
> were on cloud nine.
> Since we had about 30 seconds to spare, we put Maj. Faiz, 9W2FIZ, on
> the mike. He was one of the two Malaysian finalists trained at Yuri
> Gagarin Astronaut Training Centre in Start City. He also had Mike
> Fincke, KE5AIT, the commander of present Expedition 18 training at the same
> time at the Star City.
> ARISS programme is indeed reaping rich harvest in disseminating Space
> knowledge and nurturing the Space scientists of tomorrow.
> 9M2RPN operated by:-
> Sangat, 9M2SS & Sion, 9W2QC
53, Jln. Perdana
50480 Kuala Lumpur (MALAYSIA)
Skype ID: sukhija
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