Tag: ISS

NASA TV to air Russian spacewalk at the International Space Station

Two veteran Russian cosmonaut spacewalkers will venture outside the International Space Station on Friday, Feb. 2, for a planned 6.5-hour station servicing session. Live coverage of the spacewalk will air on NASA TV and the agency’s website beginning at 9:45 a.m. EST
For the full article, http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2018/january/nasa-tv-to-air-russian-spacewalk.htm

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Two More US Educational Organizations Move into Phase 2 of ARISS Selections

Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) has announced the addition of two more educational organizations to the Phase 2 list to host an ARISS ham radio contact with an ISS crew member. The selected schools submitted proposals before the deadline last November and join the 13 schools and groups announced in mid-December. The two extra scheduling opportunities are special events,…

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U.S. cargo spacecraft set for departure from International Space Station

After delivering more than 4,800 pounds of science and supplies to the International Space Station, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft will depart the orbiting laboratory on Saturday, Jan. 13. NASA will provide live coverage beginning at 4:30 a.m. EST
For the full article, http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2018/january/spacex-dragon-to-depart-from-iss.htm

3 January ISS school contact to Morocco….. but in telebridge in VK !

3 January 2018 an ISS SPACE STATION to the school Higher National School of Computer Science and Systems Analysis (ENSIAS) in Morocco !

The event is scheduled to begin at approximately 13:52 UTC.

The contact will be a telebridge between NA1SS and VK5ZAI.

The contact should be audible over portions of Australia and adjacent areas.

Interested parties are invited to listen in on the 145.800 MHz downlink.

The contact is expected to be…

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Another Radio Amateur Joins ISS Crew

The International Space Station crew is back to its nominal complement of six members, after Scott Tingle, KG5NZA, Anton Shkaplerov, and Norishige Kanai arrived on board early this week.

Cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin is the new Expedition 54 commander. The other crew members are Mark Vande Hei, KG5GNP, and Joe Acaba, KE5DAR.

On December 17, Tingle, Shkaplerov, and Kanai headed into space on board …


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US Schools, Groups Move Into Phase 2 of ARISS Selections

Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) has announced that 13 schools or organizations will advance to the next phase of planning to host Amateur Radio contacts with the ISS during the second half of 2018. The new ARISS-US Education Committee selected the 13 applicants from a field of 25. ARISS anticipates that NASA will be able to provide scheduling opportunities from July to …

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NASA TV coverage of Space Station crew landing

Three crew members on the International Space Station are scheduled to end their mission and return to Earth on Thursday, Dec. 14, just days before another three space travelers begin their mission. Live coverage will air on NASA Television and the agency’s website
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