Hams in Space: ARISS taking applications for kids to talk to the International Space Station in 2015

Want to really wow some kids in your school?  ARISS (Amateur Radio on the International Space Station) is taking applications for school-to-ISS QSOs in 2015.  From the ARISS News Page:

U.S. Partners Now Accepting Proposals for Contacts in 2015
The ARISS U.S. partners have opened a window seeking formal and informal education institutions and organizations in the U.S., individually or working together, to host an Amateur Radio contact with a crew member on board the ISS during 2015. The proposal window is October 17 – December 15, 2014. Read the announcement at: http://www.arrl.org/files/file/ARISS/ARISS%20Proposal%20Window%20Announcement-Oct-2014.pdf

To maximize these radio contact opportunities, ARISS is looking for organizations that will draw large numbers of participants and integrate the contact into a well-developed education plan.

More details on expectations, audience, proposal guidelines and proposal form, and dates and times of Information Sessions are available at www.arrl.org/hosting-an-ariss-contact.  Please direct any questions about hosting a contact in the U.S.to ariss@arrl.org.

 

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