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Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2002-07-24 03:00 UTC



Upcoming ARISS Contact Schedule as of 2002-07-24 03:00 UTC

The ARISS (a joint effort of AMSAT, the ARRL, NASA, the ARISS international 
partners including Canada, Russia, the European Partners, and Japan) 
operations team wishes to announce the following very tentative schedule for 
ARISS school contacts.  This schedule is very fluid and may change at the 
last minute.  Remember that amateur radio use on the ISS is considered 
secondary.  Please check the various AMSAT and ARISS webpages for the latest 
announcements.  Changes from the last announcement are noted with (***).  
Also, please check MSNBC.com for possible live retransmissions 
(http://www.msnbc.com/m/lv/default.asp).  Listen for the ISS on the downlink 
of 145.80 MHz.

ISS Expedition 5 crew:  
Peggy Whitson KC5ZTD
Sergei Treschev RZ3FU
Valeri Korzun RZ3FK

KANSAI HAM FESTIVAL 2002, Hirakata, Japan direct via 8N3ISS
2002-08-02 08:26 UTC (***)

Euro Space Center space camp ON4ESC
Week of 2002-08-05 TBD

Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum, Chicago, Illinois direct via AJ9N
1st choice 2002-08-16 18:20 UTC  (Contact will probably be postponed due to 
scheduled EVA) (***)
2nd choice 2002-08-14 18:41 UTC (Contact will probably be postponed due to 
scheduled EVA) (***)
Look for possible live streaming video, the website is 
http://www.adlerplanetarium.org

Mikve Israel School/ Givatayim Space Observatory, Israel direct via 4Z4SAT
1st choice 2002-08-13 10:21 UTC (Contact will probably be postponed due to 
scheduled EVA) (***)
2nd choice 2002-08-15 10:01 UTC (Contact will probably be postponed due to 
scheduled EVA) (***)


Jamboree Station, The Netherlands, PI4RIS
1st choice 2002-08-24 or 2002-08-25
2nd choice 2002-08-17 or 2002-08-18

Kursk's High School No. 55, Russia, 2001 direct via RK3WXZ
Week of 2002-08-26 TBD

Whitson Crew Pick, Stanley Clark School, South Bend, IN
Week of 2002-09-02 TBD 

Whitson Crew Pick, Martensdale - St. Mary's School, Martensdale, IA
Week of 2002-09-09 TBD

Whitson Crew Pick, Silver Hills Middle School, Fairplay, CO
Week of 2002-09-16 TBD

Joamie Ilniarvik, Iqualuit, Nunavut, Canada
Week of 2002-09-23 TBD

Whitson Crew Pick, Spruce Hill Christian School (K-8), Philadelphia, PA
Week 2002-09-30 TBD

Glen Waverley Secondary College, Melbourne Australia, VK3BPU
TBD

Travis Elementary, Greenville, Texas
TBD

Center for Educational Technologies, Wheeling Jesuit University, Wheeling, WV 
Telebridge 
TBD

The latest ARISS announcement and successful school list in now available on 
the ARISS web site.  Several ways to get there.
http://ariss.gsfc.nasa.gov
click on English (sorry I don't know French)
you are now at http://www.rac.ca/ariss.htm
click on News

Currently the ARISS operations team has a list of over 40 schools that we 
hope will be able to have a contact during 2002.   As the schedule becomes 
more solidified, we will be letting everyone know.  Current plans call for an 
average of one scheduled school contact per week.

73,
Charlie Sufana AJ9N
One of the ARISS operation team mentors
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