Archive - Jul 18, 2011

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ARISSat-1/KEDR activation planned


ARISSat-1/KEDR Project Manager Gould Smith, WA4SXM said this week the latest status, discussed during the International ARISS teleconference Sergey Samburov, RV3DR announced the ARISSat battery will be charged late July and a test of the system will be conducted on the ISS from 1915 UTC 30 July to about 1200-1400 UTC 31 July.

During the test ARISSat-1 will be in LOW power mode, this means that it will transmit about 40 seconds and then shut down for 2 minutes and then transmit for 40 seconds, etc.
The standard ARISSat-1/KEDR 2m downlink band plan should be

PY4MAB – Mon, 2011 – 07 – 18 20:36

Houston Welcomes Home Final Space Shuttle Crew

Space Shuttle

HOUSTON -- After space shuttle Atlantis' scheduled landing Thursday, July 21, a welcome home ceremony for the STS-135 astronauts is planned for Friday, July 22. Journalists and the public are invited to attend the 4 p.m. CDT event at Ellington Field's NASA Hangar 990. Gates to Ellington Field will open at 3:30 p.m.

PY4MAB – Mon, 2011 – 07 – 18 20:34

NASA Sends Birthday Wishes To Astronaut John Glenn

Space News

WASHINGTON -- NASA commemorates the 90th birthday of astronaut John Glenn. The pioneering explorer was the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth and also was the oldest person to fly to space when he launched on the space shuttle in 1998.

PY4MAB – Mon, 2011 – 07 – 18 20:32

ISS Radio Report

Ranger – Mon, 2011 – 07 – 18 16:49

ARISS Status July 18, 2011


Topics in this report:
1. Upcoming School Contacts
2. Ottawa Contact Successful
3. ARISS-U.S. Receives Proposals for Contacts
4. ARRL QST Posts ARISS News
5. AMSAT Provides ARISSat-1 Status
6. Amateur Radio Newsline on ARISSat-1 Deployment

1. Upcoming School Contacts

N5VHO – Mon, 2011 – 07 – 18 10:37

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