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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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  • 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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  • KE5HAE

    06/02/2008 | Hams Head into Space

    On Saturday, May 31, the space shuttle Discovery launched into the heavens carrying a crew of one Japanese and six American astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS); of the seven crew members, two are Amateur Radio operators. NASA's Gr
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