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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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  • 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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  • W5LFL

    09/25/2008 | Hams in Space -- For the Young and Young at Heart

    Richard Garriott, W5KWQ, a well-known programmer and designer in the video game world, will soon be a household name those who follow space flights. He's the next private citizen to be flown to the International Space Station (ISS) by the Russian Federal
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