Archive - Sep 2011
I have read comments about how inactive the ham radio is at the moment on the iss and some have said this might be because of the lack of crew on board.In recent times i have listend to iss crew having general qso`s with other hams.It seems to me that some crew members might be more intersted in ham radio than other crew members.
The Expedition 29 crew aboard the International Space Station continued a variety of research, connected with a Japanese kid’s television show and sifted through the leftovers of previous crews to make sure nothing they need or want is thrown away when the Progress 42 cargo ship departs in late October.
Commander Mike Fossum conducted a test session with the ongoing SPHERES experiment in the Kibo laboratory. Consisting of micro-satellites the size of basketballs, the experiment tests formation flying and automated rendezvous techniques using control algorithms.