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  • ARISS

    01/12/2010 | ARISS Notes Record Number of ISS-to-School Contacts

    When the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) program began coordinating ISS-to-school contacts in 2001, only one school participated. Ten years later, more than 120 schools participated in the ARISS program in 2009 alone.
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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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  • STS129Crew

    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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  • Idaho1

    11/06/2009 | Idaho School Incorporates ARISS into Curriculum

    With more than 500 Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contacts conducted, thousands of students have experienced intriguing science and technology lessons -- plus the thrill of speaking with an astronaut who was on the International
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  • ARISS

    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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