[amsat-florida] Re: [sarex] Re: 2010-11-01 ARISS Status
n4csitwo at bellsouth.net
Tue Nov 2 10:57:14 PDT 2010
Getting very good live video and audio now at the site noted below Sion.
Thanks for the link.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Sion Chow Q. C." <9w2qc at 9w2qc.net>
To: <sarex at AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 02, 2010 10:26 AM
Subject: [sarex] Re: 2010-11-01 ARISS Status
> Dear All,
> For those interested in viewing the National Planetarium, KL (9M2RPN)
> ARISS contact, kindly visit the following website:
> Thank you.
> Sion Chow Q. C.,
> 9M2CQC, WQ2C /HL1,
> ex: 9W2QC, AB3IO
> On Nov 1, 2010, at 9:59 PM, Carol Jackson wrote:
>> Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) Status Report
>> November 1, 2010
>> 1. Upcoming School Contact
>> S.K. Bukit Damansara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, has been scheduled for an
>> Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact on
>> Tuesday, November 2 at 18:05 UTC. The contact will be made from the
>> National Planetarium satellite ground station in conjunction with the
>> "Prime Minister's - National Space Challenge Trophy 2010" event. The
>> planetarium teaches space science and has an exclusive section displaying
>> a mockup of the ISS as well as a rocket engine. Space participant Sheikh
>> Muszaphar is frequently invited to schools to give talks to the students,
>> encouraging them to study space science.
>> 2. Successful ARISS Contact with Funakata Elementary
>> On Friday, October 29, an Amateur Radio on the International Space
>> Station (ARISS) contact was held between students from Funakata
>> Elementary School in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan and astronaut Shannon Walker,
>> KD5DXB on the International Space Station (ISS). The youth were able to
>> get in 16 questions before the ISS went over the horizon. Approximately
>> seventy students, guests and media were present.
>> 3. Astronaut Training Status
>> Astronauts Joe Acaba, KE5DAR and Aki Hoshide, KE5DNI participated in
>> simulated ARISS school contacts with students attending Ralph McCall
>> School in Airdrie, Alberta, Canada on Tuesday, October 26. The training
>> sessions were terrestrial-based amateur radio contacts using ARISS
>> equivalent equipment.
>> Acaba, who is slated to fly with Expedition 31, also had an ARISS
>> refresher course on Wednesday, October 27 for his upcoming mission in
>> 4. AMSAT News on ARISS Events
>> AMSAT (Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation) ran three items in its
>> October 31 ANS (AMSAT News Service) bulletin. A status on ARISSat is
>> given in the entry, "ARISSat-1 Passes NASA Safety Review - Ready For Trip
>> to Russia." The story, "Second Amateur Radio Station to be Activated on
>> ISS" talks about the Ericssons onboard the ISS which will be installed in
>> the Columbus module early next year, and the third item, "ARISS Contact
>> With George Observatory Successful" covers a recent contact held with
>> Texan Scouts. For all stories, see:
>> "Second Amateur Radio Station to be Activated on ISS" may also be found
>> on the front page of the AMSAT Web site:
>> 5. ARRL Article Gives Overview of ARISSat-1
>> The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) posted an article on its Web site
>> covering ARISSat-1. The story describes the enhancements made to this
>> satellite and contrasts its capabilities with those of SuitSat-1. The
>> story also appeared in the ARRL Letter on October 28. "ARISSat-1 "Suits
>> Up" for February 2011 Launch" may be found at:
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