SUCCESSFUL NORWEGIAN ARISS CONTACT FOR ESA ASTRONAUT CATHERINE COLEMAN,KC5ZTH
Friday, 11 February, 2011 Lillestrøm videregående skole, Lillestrøm, Norway established an ARISS contact with NASA astronaut Catherine Coleman.
This was a telebridge contact by ARISS ground station W5RRR, located in Houston, Texas and operated by Larry Dietrich, WD8KUJ. Trond Bekken, LA4PGA operated the telebridge in the school.
The conversation was conducted in English and in Norwegian. Catherine Coleman answered eight questions from the students.
An audience of 150, authorities and media participated to this event which was broadcast over EchoLink and IRLP by John Spasojevitch, AG9D.
The audio recording of this contact is appended to this Bulletin, archived at www.ariss-eu.org/archive.htm
Gaston Bertels, ON4WF