Archive - Jul 5, 2007
An International Space Station Expedition 15 ARISS school contact has been planned with participants at the Challenger Learning Center in Kenai, Alaska, USA on 07 July. The event is scheduled to begin at approximately 19:47 UTC.
The contact will be a direct between stations NA1SS and KL7XJ. The contact should be audible in southern portions of Alaska and northwestern North America. Interested parties are invited to listen in on the 145.80 MHz downlink. The participants are expected to conduct the conversation in English.
The Challenger Learning Center of Alaska is a vital and valuable educational resource for our state and is recognized as a strong component of our state educational system. Our center provides a highly successful on-site and distance learning environment unlike any other in Alaska. We inspire students to study science, math and technology through a medium of space and earth sciences education. Students are encouraged to pursue higher educational goals and opportunities that will better prepare them for success. This highly developed and technologically advanced facility provides educational opportunities tailor-made to the geographical diversity of our state, while meeting the statewide academic standards.