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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • RocketGarden

    10/10/2008 | Garriott Gears for Space Journey

    On Sunday, October 12, Richard Garriott, W5KWQ, is scheduled to begin his journey to the International Space Station (ISS) as he blasts off into space via a Russian Soyuz, docking with the ISS two days later; he is due to return to Earth on Thursday, Octo
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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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