ARISS Status April 25, 2011

ARISS

Topics in this report:
1. Upcoming School Contacts
2. Recent ARISS Contacts
3. ARISS International Team Meeting Held
4. ARISS in ARRL QST
5. AMSAT Update on ARISSat-1

1. Upcoming School Contacts
The Italian Air Force Academy in Pozzuoli, Italy has been scheduled for an Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact on Thursday, April 28 at 07:04 UTC via telebridge station LU1CGB in Argentina. This contact has been integrated into the aerospace engineering curriculum for cadets and will draw interest from the scientific community.

Ecole Primaire de Larochette (Fiels), Larochette (Fiels), Luxembourg has been scheduled for an Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact on Friday, April 29 at 10:12 UTC via station WH6PN in Hawaii. School lesson plans have covered space exploration, communications and human spaceflight. Field trips, radio demonstrations and hands-on activities have been planned. The radio