ARISS CONTACT WITH NIGHT OF STARS,
An International Space Station school contact was performed with participants at Night of Stars, Euro Space Center, Belgium on Thursday 13 August2009. The event started at , i.e. CEST
The contact was a telebridge with ARISS groundstation W6SRJ, located in
Graham Lawton, G7EVY distributed the audio on EchoLink *AMSAT* and *JK1ZRW* Conference servers, while Doug Leblanc, VE1LDL made it available on IRLP Discovery Reflector 9010.
The audio of the radio contact will be available as an attachment 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