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  • Luca Parmitano, KF5KDP

    07/17/2013 | Ham-Astronauts’ Spacewalk Curtailed

    Space suit malfunction blamed
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    08/03/2011 | ARISSat-1 Finally Deployed from ISS

    After a delay of almost four hours, cosmonauts Sergei Volkov, RU3DIS, and Alexander Samokutyaev, successfully deployed Amateur Radio’s newest satellite: ARISSat-1/KEDR. The deployment -- originally scheduled to occur at 1457 UTC on Wednesday, August 3 --
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    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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    11/13/2009 | STS 129: Stocking the International Space Station

    Besides taking spare parts to the International Space Station (ISS) this coming Monday, the space shuttle Atlantis (STS-129) will deliver the module antennas for Columbus -- the laboratory built by the European Space Agency (ESA) and host of
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    08/26/2009 | SuitSat-2 Now Called ARISSat-1

    The SuitSat-2 project -- an Amateur Radio satellite housed in a Russian spacesuit -- now has a new name to go with a new shape: ARISSat-1. On Wednesday, August 19, Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) Chairman Gaston Bertels, ON4WF, an
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