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  • ARISS

    12/15/2009 | Students and Teachers Invited to "Fly a File" on ARISSat-1

    On February 3, 2006, cosmonaut Valery Ivanovich Tokarev hand-launched the Amateur Radio satellite SuitSat-1 from the International Space Station during an extra vehicular activity (EVA), NASA's term for a spacewalk. A discarded Russian ORLAN spacesuit, Su
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  • AMSAT

    03/25/2009 | Frank Bauer, KA3HDO, Steps Down from ARISS and AMSAT Duties

    Citing personal and professional reasons, Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) International Chairman Frank Bauer, KA3HDO, announced on March 24 that he will be step down from all his ARISS duties, effective immediately. Bauer serves a
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  • Dieter

    02/12/2009 | Dieter Schliemann, KX4Y (SK)

    Dieter Schliemann, KX4Y, of Scottsboro, Alabama, passed February 9 after a battle with cancer. He was 68. According to Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) International Chairman Frank H. Bauer, KA3HDO, Schliemann was instrumental in l
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  • 12/17/2008 | ARISS Finalizes Plans for Silver Anniversary of Amateur Radio from Space

    The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) team is currently celebrating the silver anniversary -- 25 years -- of Amateur Radio operations from space. According to ARISS International Chairman Frank Bauer, KA3HDO, the crew on the Interna
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  • 10/16/2008 | Richard Garriott, W5KWQ, Gets Busy from Space

    Richard Garriott, W5KWQ, took off for the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday, October 12, becoming the sixth private citizen to fly with the Russian Federal Space Agency (RKA) for a short-term mission on the ISS. Not two hours after he arrived on
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