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Paolo Nespoli IZØJPA set records for amateur radio


ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli established 67 successfull ARISS school contacts during his three missions on International Space Station (ISS). More than 1000' (about 17 hours) spent for HAM Radio contacts with schools all over the world.

During VITA mission he also set a record for video over amateur radio, performing 7 successfull HAM Video events during "school contacts" and some other during European Researchers' Night, ARISS events, etc.

Once again, during the ARISS contacts with the schools Paolo Nespoli established a very special relationship with all participants who perceived his enthusiasm and his engagement to do ARISS contacts and to establish a dialogue with the young generation.

"Paolo Nespoli IZØJPA is on his third mission in space, called Vita, and has set records for amateur radio" (courtesy by ESA Human_Spaceflight)

"Learn more about the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) programme in the latest infographics" (courtesy by

"Paolo is wearing a headset to communicate with Earth over simple radio waves" (courtesy by

Once again, Paolo Nespoli did a great job as radio amateur and communicator.