[sarex] Re: FW: ARISS Event - Rescheduled Flanders Science Festivalcontact, Fri (Nov 10) at 14:37 UTC
m0wye at radiouk.com
Fri Nov 10 05:29:11 PST 2006
Yes, Thanks Kenneth,
Just frustrated we don't hear more on 145.800.
Hope the Science Festival Contact goes well.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ransom, Kenneth G. (JSC-OC)[BAR]" <kenneth.g.ransom at nasa.gov>
To: <SAREX at AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Friday, November 10, 2006 12:52 PM
Subject: [sarex] FW: ARISS Event - Rescheduled Flanders Science
Festivalcontact, Fri (Nov 10) at 14:37 UTC
> The time issue was a cut and past error, My apologies.
> A telebridge is when the ISS uses the amateur radio to talk to a ground
> station and it tied into a phone patch so the school does not have to
> get up at 3 AM in order to have a direct pass. Sometimes the telebridge
> option is used when no third party arrangements are available for the
> Does that help?
> Kenneth - N5VHO
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hugh_m0wye [mailto:m0wye at radiouk.com]
> Sent: Friday, November 10, 2006 2:47 AM
> To: Ransom, Kenneth G. (JSC-OC)[BAR]
> Subject: Re: [sarex] ARISS Event - Rescheduled Flanders Science Festival
> contact, Fri (Nov 10) at 14:37 UTC
> This is the second time ARISS has posted the announcment that the School
> contact WILL take place on October 10th this year. Perhaps like NASA,
> they also have a "year end" issue with their computer. :-)
> Also, there is no explanation in the FAQs about what a "Telebridge" is.
> I assume it is some internet link, in which case one wonders if it
> really has anything to do with amateur radio. We certainly won't be able
> to "listen in"
> on 145.800 as I have done in the past - shame.
> 73 to all
> Hugh M0WYE
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ransom, Kenneth G. (JSC-OC)[BAR]" <kenneth.g.ransom at nasa.gov>
> To: <SAREX at AMSAT.Org>
> Sent: Thursday, November 09, 2006 7:29 PM
> Subject: [sarex] ARISS Event - Rescheduled Flanders Science Festival
> contact, Fri (Nov 10) at 14:37 UTC
>> An International Space Station Expedition 14 ARISS school contact has
>> been planned with students at Henri d'Haese" primary school in
>> Gentbrugge, Belgium who were part of the Flanders Science Festival.
>> The contact was aborted due to delays in the Progress docking and has
>> been reschedule for Friday, 10 Oct 2006. The event is scheduled to
>> begin at approximately 14:37 UTC.
>> The contact will be a telebridge between stations NA1SS and W5RRR. The
>> contact should be audible to anyone in southeastern portions of the
>> United States. Interested parties are invited to listen in on the
>> 145.80 MHz downlink. Additional listening options are listed below.
>> The participants are expected to conduct the conversation in English.
>> IRLP - Connect to the IRLP reflector 9010.
>> You may also connect via the IRLP Discovery website at
>> EchoLink - The audio from this contact will be available on the
>> EchoLink *AMSAT* (node 101 377) and the *JK1ZRW* (node 277 208)
>> conference rooms. Please connect to the *JK1ZRW* server to keep the
>> load light on the *AMSAT* server. This will ensure good audio quality
>> for all listeners.
>> AUDIO STREAMING AND AUDIO REPLAY PARTICIPANT INFORMATION:
>> To join the event:
>> URL: https://e-meetings.mci.com
>> CONFERENCE NUMBER: 2403776
>> PASSCODE: SPACE STATIO
>> To access the Audio Replay of this call, all parties can:
>> 1. Go to the URL listed above.
>> 2. Choose Audio Streaming under Join Events.
>> 3. Enter the conference number and passcode. (Note that if this is a
>> recurring event, multiple dates may be listed.) Replays are available
>> for 30 days after the live event._________________________________
>> Students will ask as many of the following questions as time allows:
>> 1. Do you miss your family up there?
>> 2. Is it difficult to walk on an E.V.A?
>> 3. How does it feel like to sleep in space?
>> 4. What is the view outside looking like (dark, shiny)?
>> 5. Can you see the opening in the ozone layer on earth, from there up?
>> 6. What kind of tests or work you have to do?
>> 7. What was the feeling the first time you where in space?
>> 8. What do you miss the most in space?
>> 9. Can you see meteorological events on earth up there?
>> 10. How does your family react when you are so far away?
>> 11. What are you going to miss most when you are back from space?
>> 12. Do you ever feel scared?
>> 13. What was the most beautiful thing you saw in space?
>> 14. Can you use your own senses to feel ?
>> 15. Why did NASA prefer to send people instead of robots?
>> 16. Has this spacetrip made your dream come through?
>> 17. Would you like to live up there for a longer time?
>> 18. Why did the agencies choose this crew for this mission?
>> 19. What do you do in your spare time in space?
>> 20. Are you feeling sick sometimes when you are moving around all the
>> Please note, the amateur equipment on the ISS has not been functioning
>> in the automatic modes properly and may be silent more than usual.
>> Information about the next scheduled ARISS contact can be found at
>> http://www.rac.ca/ariss/upcoming.htm#NextContact .
>> Next planned event(s):
>> Landesmuseum fuer Technik und Arbeit (Mannheim Museum), Mannheim,
>> Germany 2006-11-20 14:42 UTC via telebridge WH6PN Centre Hastings
>> Secondary, Madoc, Ontario, Canada, 2006-11-20 16:35 UTC direct via
>> ARISS is an international educational outreach program partnering the
>> participating space agencies, NASA, Russian Space Agency, ESA, CNES,
>> JAXA, and CSA, with the AMSAT and IARU organizations from
>> participating countries.
>> ARISS offers an opportunity for students to experience the excitement
>> of Amateur Radio by talking directly with crewmembers on-board the
>> International Space Station. Teachers, parents and communities see,
>> first hand, how Amateur Radio and crewmembers on ISS can energize
>> youngsters' interest in science, technology, and learning. Further
>> information on the ARISS program is available on the website
>> http://www.rac.ca/ariss (graciously hosted by the Radio Amateurs of
>> Thank you & 73,
>> Kenneth - N5VHO
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