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    09/27/2011 | Take the ARISSat-1 Survey

    AMSAT is inviting radio amateurs to complete a 19-question survey regarding ARISSat-1. “Please take a few minutes to answer the questions,” said Steven Bible, N7HPR. “The survey results will be posted to the official ARISSat-1 website.” ARISSat-1 was depl
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    09/08/2011 | Report Calls on NASA to Hire More Astronauts

    Even as the space shuttle era has come to a close, a NASA-commissioned report says the space agency needs to hire more astronauts to maintain its presence on the International Space Station and prepare for the next generation of spaceflight. The report wa
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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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    07/24/2011 | ARISSat-1 Test and Launch

    After a brief test, the ARISSat-1 satellite is about to take flight.
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    07/20/2011 | NASA’s Space Shuttle Program to Come to an End

    When Atlantis once again touches the Earth in Florida on Thursday, July 21, an era will come to an end. This era saw dreams realized when men and women could go into space on a craft -- the space shuttle -- that could be used again and again. NASA’s space
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    06/29/2011 | ISS Survives Near Miss of Space Junk

    Just after 8 AM (EDT) on Tuesday, June 29, the six residents of the International Space Station (ISS) climbed into two Soyuz space capsules as an unidentified object hurtled past them at a speed of 29,000 miles per hour, missing the space station by only
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    06/21/2011 | NASA Astronauts and Astronaut Candidates Earn Amateur Radio Licenses

    Every few years, NASA selects women and men to join its astronaut training program. Out of the hundreds who apply, only a select few are chosen to become Astronaut Candidates. Their training runs for at least two years, and when it is over, the Astronaut
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    06/20/2011 | Field Day from Space: International Space Station Could be Active for ARRL Field Day

    According to NASA ISS Ham Radio Project Engineer Kenneth Ransom, N5VHO, the crew on board the International Space Station (ISS) could very well be on the air for ARRL Field Day, June 25-26.
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