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Re: ARISS 9M2RPN 21st Oct

> Dateline: 21st October, 2008
> AOS: 08:32 UTC    LOS 08:42
> "OR4ISS  This is 9M2RPN calling. How copy Richard?"
>  At the very first call Richard Garriot, W5KWQ came back with the
> proverbial "Ton of Bricks"  5/9 + signal.
>  Without further ado we started with the 16 school children who had lined
> up and raring to fire questions.   Richard answered each and every one of
> them with the usual aplomb.  The shinning faces of the kids had to be.   They
> were on cloud nine.
>  Since we had  about 30 seconds to spare, we put  Maj. Faiz, 9W2FIZ, on
> the mike.  He was  one of the two Malaysian finalists  trained at Yuri
> Gagarin Astronaut Training Centre in Start City.  He also had   Mike
> Fincke, KE5AIT, the commander of present Expedition 18 training at the same
> time at the  Star City.
> ARISS programme is indeed reaping rich harvest in disseminating Space
> knowledge and nurturing the  Space scientists of tomorrow.
> 9M2RPN  operated by:-
> Sangat, 9M2SS & Sion, 9W2QC

Sangat Singh
53, Jln. Perdana
National Planetarium
50480 Kuala Lumpur (MALAYSIA)
Mobile: +60122838873
Office: +60322787388
FAX: +60322738873
Skype ID: sukhija
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