Archive - Feb 21, 2008
An International Space Station Expedition 16 ARISS school contact has been planned with participants at College Reydellet, Saint-Denis, Ile de La RÃ©union on 25 Feb. The event is scheduled to begin at approximately 14:42 UTC.
The contact will be a direct between stations FX0STD and FR5CY/P. The contact should be audible over Reunion Island and nearby Madacascar. Interested parties are invited to listen in on the 145.80 MHz downlink. The participants are expected to conduct the conversation in French.
Saint-Denis is the administrative capital of the French overseas department of Reunion Island, in the Indian Ocean. The city counts 130.000 inhabitants. Jules Reydellet College is located in the centre of the city, near the Saint-Denis river. Nearly 40 teachers provide tuition to 550 students aged 10-17. Languages taught are French, Spanish, English and German, optional Latin. Jules Reydellet College collaborated to the making of SPUTNIK 40 (RS17) and students contacted Victor Afanassiev on MIR from Tsup, Moscow, September 1999.The College welcomed : Victor Poliakov and Pavel Vinogradov who threw the space model from MIR and also Jean-Lou Chretien , Jean-Pierre and Claudie Haignere.
Newbies to this site, Do not expect the tracking on this site to be accurate.
You will need to find another resource. (use NASA or AMSAT) The tracking module here has been struggling to even come close for quite some time.