Archive - Aug 27, 2007 - Story
An International Space Station Expedition 15 ARISS school contact has been planned with students at Ashland Greenwood High School, Ashland, Nebraska USA on 29 Aug. The event is scheduled to begin at approximately 16:03 UTC.
The contact will be a direct between stations NA1SS and K0ASH. The contact should be audible in most of the central United States. Interested parties are invited to listen in on the 145.80 MHz downlink. In addition, the audio should be available via IRLP and EchoLink. The participants are expected to conduct the conversation in English.
Ashland-Greenwood Public School has 879 students and is actively engaged in providing a well rounded education. The excitement has grown in the curriculum areas of science and space because Astronaut Clay Anderson is a 1977 graduate of the school. Ashland, Nebraska, population 2,262, is located in southeastern Nebraska between Lincoln, the state capitol, and Omaha. Principal products are agriculture and light manufacturing.