FRANK DE WINNE'S ARISS
An Expedition 20 ARISS school contact was been planned with participants
at Karel de Grote Highschool in
The contact was a telebridge between onboard station NA1SS and W6SRJ, located in
Downlink signals will excellent. Frank De Winne answered all 20 questions and time was left to exchange greetings and wishes.
An mp3 audio recording of the radio contact will be appended to this News 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