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  • Luca Parmitano, KF5KDP

    07/17/2013 | Ham-Astronauts’ Spacewalk Curtailed

    Space suit malfunction blamed
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    02/08/2012 | Astronaut Janice Voss, KC5BTK (SK)

    NASA astronaut Janice Voss, KC5BTK, of Houston, Texas, passed away on February 7 from cancer. She was 55. One of only six women who have flown in space five times, Voss’ career was highlighted by her work and dedication to scientific payloads and explorat
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  • International Space Station

    11/17/2011 | Space Station Active on 70 cm Packet

    The International Space Station is now active on UHF packet radio.
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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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    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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    06/01/2011 | ARRL In Action: What Have We Been Up to Lately?

    This feature -- including convenient Web links to useful information -- is a concise monthly update of some of the things ARRL is doing on behalf of its members. This installment covers the month of May.
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    05/20/2011 | The K7RA Solar Update

    We saw a decline in sunspot activity this week with a 23 point drop in the average daily sunspot numbers and a nearly 9 point decline in the average daily solar flux. These compare, of course, to the numbers for the previous reporting week, which always r
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    01/28/2011 | ARISSat-1 Blasts Off

    The new AMSAT ARISSat-1 satellite is on its way to the International Space Station
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