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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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    08/01/2011 | ARISS Excited by New Proposal Process

    Earlier this year, the education office at NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) sent a message to more than 18,000 US educators, describing the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) program. This kicked off the first step in a new process
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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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    05/20/2011 | NASA and ARISS Reach Out to Educators

    On May 19, the Education Office at NASA’s Johnson Space Center’s (JSC) notified almost 20,000 US educators about the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) Project. According to ARRL ARISS Program Manager Rosalie White, K1STO, this kicks
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    01/28/2011 | NASA’s Nanosatellite Heard by Hams

    When a NASA nanosatellite -- NanoSail-D -- ejected unexpectedly on January 17 from the Fast Affordable Scientific and Technology Satellite (FASTSAT), the agency called upon Amateur Radio operators to help track it. NASA asked radio amateurs to listen on 4
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    01/20/2011 | NASA Seeks Amateur Radio Operators’ Aid to Listen for Nanosatellite’s Beacon Signal

    On Wednesday, January 19 at 1630 UTC, engineers at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama confirmed that the NanoSail-D nanosatellite ejected from Fast Affordable Scientific and Technology Satellite (FASTSAT). According to NASA, the ejection
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  • Attending the ARISS meeting at W1AW were (L–R) Mark Steiner, K3MS; Debra Johnson, K1DMJ; Cynthia McArthur, Deborah Brown-Biggs, Barry Baines, WD4ASW; Mark Severance, N5XWF; Rosalie White, K1STO; Ed Pritchard, and Dewey Rykard, KI4RGD. [N1BKE photo]

    11/22/2010 | ARISS Aiming to Raise Its Educational Profile

    Meeting at ARRL HQ Brings Changes to ARISS Program
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