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2010-12-13 ARISS Status

Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) Status Report
December 13, 2010

1. AMSAT Covers ARISS Anniversary

The AMSAT (Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation) News Service bulletin (ANS-346) included an article on the tenth anniversary of ARISS. See: http://amsat.org/pipermail/ans/2010/000468.html

2. Amateur Radio Newsline Reports on ARISS

On December 10, the Amateur Radio Newsline Report 1739 ran two ARISS news items under its heading Ham Radio in Space.  Covering ten years of contacts is the story, "ARISS Celebrates its 10th Anniversary." "ARISSat One Enroute to Moscow" talks about the satellite on its way to Russia for testing and launch. See: ftp://ftp.arnewsline.org/quincy/News/news.txt

3. Astronaut Training Status

Astronaut Tom Marshburn, KE5HOC is scheduled for an ARISS introduction class on December 13. Marshburn is slated to fly with Expedition 34 in November 2012.

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