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    04/25/2012 | Apply to Host a Real-Time Conversation with ISS Crewmembers

    NASA is now accepting proposals from US schools, museums, science centers and community youth organizations to host an Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact between November 1, 2012 and May 1, 2013. To maximize these radio conta
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    02/11/2012 | NASA Selects AMSAT Fox Satellite to Join Program

    NASA has selected AMSAT's Fox satellite to be a part its Educational Launch of Nanosat program
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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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    12/06/2011 | Space Pioneer Jack Townsend, W3PRB (SK)

    John W. “Jack” Townsend, Jr, W3PRB, of Cabin John, Maryland, passed away October 29 due to complications from lung cancer. He was 87. Townsend -- an ARRL member -- was a rocket and satellite pioneer who was influential in creating the first meteorological
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    11/17/2011 | Apply Now to Host a Real-Time Conversation with Crewmembers Onboard the ISS

    NASA is now accepting proposals from US schools, museums, science centers and community youth organizations to host an Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact between July 15, 2012 and January 15, 2013. To maximize these radio con
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    11/04/2011 | The K7RA Solar Update

    First, a few updates on Solar Cycle 24. As you might suspect, the average of daily sunspot numbers for October shot way up -- from 55.5 in June, to 67.2 in July, 66 in August, 106.4 in September and 123.6 in October. Our three month moving average of dail
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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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