Archive - Jul 2, 2008
Round Rock Texas Scout Pack #304 and Blackland Prairie Elementary, Round Rock, Texas, USA, Friday (July 4 ) at 16:32 UTC
An International Space Station Expedition 17 ARISS school contact has been planned with participants from the Round Rock Texas Scout Pack #304 and Blackland Prairie Elementary School in Round Rock, Texas on 04 July. The event is scheduled to begin at approximately 16:32 UTC.
The contact will be a direct between stations NA1SS and W5KA. The contact should be audible over central 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.
Cub Scout Pack 304 consists of about 50 boys, most of whom are students at Blackland Prairie Elementary School in Round Rock, Texas. The pack and the school are participating in this contact as a joint educational project. The project reinforces what the Cubs have been learning in their Science class, and enables them to earn some of the requirements for their "Scientist" activity badge in Scouting. The Cub's radio station has been set up at the school.