[amsat-bb] ARISS Meeting Information

Miles ka1rrw at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 9 19:49:19 UTC 2016

Wow, Where does the time go.

I cant believe its been 20 years since the clubs, DLR, Sarex, Marex and 
Amsat  meet for the first time and formed ARISS.

Unfortunately, I will  not be able to attend this year meeting.
Look foreword to haring some good results.


Miles WF1F, MarexMg

On 10/26/2016 7:54 PM, Frank H. Bauer wrote:
> All,
> Those who have expressed interest in the ARISS meeting previously have
> received the latest ARISS meeting information.  I am including it here for
> all on AMSAT-BB because there was a query about it here.
> Since BB will not accept attachments, our "near final" draft for our ARISS
> meeting in Houston can be downloaded at:
> https://www.dropbox.com/s/7b156pcxxrjdjon/ARISS-I%20Agenda%202016%20Houston-
> Rev%208.pdf?dl=0
> As you review this, I think you can see that we have some really exciting
> topics that we will be discussing and working through, as a team.  Most
> importantly, we will be celebrating our 20th anniversary as a team.  For
> those not aware, 20 years ago, in November 1996, an international group
> interested in installing and operating a ham radio station on the ISS met at
> the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston and, per NASA's direction, formed
> an international working group called ARISS.  And the rest is history!!
> Because we have so many things to address at our ARISS-I meeting, we have
> divided our discussions into 3 primary categories:  1) Hardware Development,
> 2) Education and 3) Sustainability and Funding.  As you can see in the
> agenda, we will be conducting two sessions simultaneously like is done in a
> conference. We will also have plenary sessions, where the entire team will
> attend, to discuss topics that impact the entire, world-wide team.
> If you are still interested in attending the meeting, you are welcome to
> come.  Please let me know (directly) of your interest.
> I thank you all for your interest in and support to our magnificent program.
> It is amazing what we have accomplished in 20 years!  It will be exciting to
> see what we will do in the next 20!!
> 73,  Frank Bauer KA3HDO
> AMSAT V.P. for Human Spaceflight Programs
> ARISS International Chair
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