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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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  • 03/12/2009 | NASA Delays Discovery's Trip to ISS

    Due to a leak in the venting system outside the giant external fuel tank, NASA has decided to postpone the launch of a space shuttle headed to the International Space Station (Learn More

  • W5KWQ

    02/20/2009 | ARRL National Convention to Feature Richard Garriott, W5KWQ

    Richard Garriott, W5KWQ, will be attending the 2009 ARRL National Convention - hosted by the Dayton Hamvention® -- as a special guest of the ARRL and AMSAT. Garriott, who took off for the International Space Station (ISS) on October 12, became the six
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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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  • 12/03/2008 | ARISS Celebrates International Education Week

    With all the educational opportunities the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station program (ARISS) provides, it's no wonder that the organization has captured the attention of the US Department of Education (DOEd). According to ARRL ARISS Program
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  • W5LFL

    12/03/2008 | ARISS to Celebrate 25 Years of Amateur Radio in Space with Special Events

    Twenty-five years ago this week, Owen Garriott, W5LFL, made history by being the first Amateur Radio operator to talk to hams from space. His historic flight on STS-9 on board the Space Shuttle Columbia was launched on November 28 and landed on D
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  • GarriottWalking

    11/06/2008 | Richard Garriott, W5KWQ, Back on Terra Firma

    After 10 days on the International Space Station (ISS), Richard Garriott, W5KWQ, returned to Earth October 23 on Soyuz TMA-12. Garriott is the son of Owen Garriott, W5LFL, who in 1983 was the first ham to make QSOs from space. While Richard was o
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