ARISS-EUROPE NEWS BULLETIN APRIL 16, 2005

ARISS is an international educational outreach program with participation of amateur radio societies in the USA, Canada, Europe, Russia and Japan.

 

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 experience, first hand, how Amateur Radio and crewmembers on ISS can energize youngsters' interest in science, technology, and learning. 

 

Further information on the ARISS programme is available on the website http://www.ariss-eu.org/

 

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ARISS SCHOOL CONTACTS HIGHLIGHTED ON ESA WEBPAGE

 

ESA astronaut Roberto Vittori is presently performing the ENEIDE mission.

 

From the International Space Station he will talk to schoolchildren and students over amateur radio. This is being announced and highlighted on two ESA webpages:

 

http://spaceflight.esa.int/users/file.cfm?filename=iss01-sme8

 

http://www.esa.int/SPECIALS/Eneide/SEMJMZRMD6E_0.html

 

 

Reminder : interested parties can listen to Roberto Vittori answering the pupilsí questions on 145.800MHz FM, Monday 18 April 2005 at 08h46 UTC, which is 10h46 Central European Time.

 

 

Gaston Bertels, ON4WF

ARISS-Europe chairman