ARISS CONTACT WITH STUDENTS AT TECHNOPOLIS SUCCESSFUL
Saterday 11 July 2009, students at Technopolis,
The radio contact was performed by ARISS
groundstation LU8YY, located in
ARISS VOIP coordinator Graham Lawton G7EVY distributed the radiocontact over *AMSAT* and *JK1ZRW* EchoLink Conference nodes. Doug, VE1LDL made the audio available on the IRLP network.
De Winne answered 14 questions.
Three radio and TV stations and two newspapers covered the event.
A recording of the space talk will be made available, appended to this Bulletin, archived at :
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 onboard 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.
Gaston Bertels, ON4WF