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ARISS contact planned with school in Ladispoli, Italy PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 17 January 2011 09:46

An ARISS School Contact is planned for Corrado Melone and Istituto Comprensivo Ilaria Alpi, Ladispoli, Italy. The "Istituto Comprensivo Ladispoli" is located in Ladispoli, a town with 40000 inhabitants, situated on the sea at 45 km from Rome. The school has 1.105 pupils, boys and girls, aged 3-14. Most of the classrooms are in  the new building of Via Varsavia, but some students attend lessons in classrooms in other buildings. All the offices, including the principal’s office, are on the ground floor of the school in via Varsavia where we also have a gym, a teacher room, a school library, a school hall, some laboratories, an ICT room, an Art room, a Music room.

The Middle School "Corrado Melone" is also situated in Ladispoli, in the Roman province. About 1200 students aged 11 – 14 attend the classes. Teachers and students are interested in learning more about the space station and the activities of the astronauts. as well as in meeting the radio amateurs and learn about their activities.

The direct radio contact is scheduled on Tuesday January 18, 2011 at 13:38 UTC which is 14.38 CEWT. The ARISS contact will be conducted in Italian with astronaut Paolo Nespoli – IZ0JPA. The downlink signals will be audible in Europe on 145.800 MHz FM. The event will be webcast on http://www.livestream.com/AMSAT_Italia

 

 
Double Contact for ESA Astronaut Paolo Nespoli, IZ0JPA and Talk about 10th ARISS Anniversay PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 16 January 2011 17:09

Saturday, 15 January, 2010 at 09:02 UTC and 10:37 UTC, i.e. 10:02 and 11:37 local time, “Istituto Comprensivo Via Toscana 2” in Civitavecchia, Rome, Italy, established a double contact with Italian astronaut PAOLO NESPOLI, IZ0JPA on board the International Space Station. Astronaut NESPOLI operated with the special Italian callsign IR0ISS that he will use during his mission. The “Istituto Comprensivo Via Toscana 2” in Civitavecchia operated the contact with callsign IK0WGF.

"Istituto Comprensivo Via Toscana 2" is a middle school located in Civitavecchia, near Rome. The school was named Ennio Galice, one of its best teachers as well as a well-known painter. The present school is the result of the union of two pre-existing ones and today, with its five branches, it operates on a very large area and is attended by 750 students aged 3 to 14. Thanks to experienced teachers, sensitive to social as well as environmental problems, the students have always been willing to participate to projects covering wide ranging themes.

 
ARISS Contact planned with School in Poland PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 16 January 2011 10:46

An ARISS School Contact is planned for Liceum Ogolnoksztalcace Nr I im. Stanislawa Staszica, Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski, Poland. The direct radio contact is scheduled on Tuesday January 18, 2011 at 12:03 UTC which is 13.03 CEWT. The school is a Polish state secondary school, located in the south-eastern region of Poland. It is attended by about 540 students, aged 15-18 years. In addition to the main curriculum, the school offers a great variety of after classes optional activities, such as: sport, theatre, science, dance, first aid, astronomy and an amateur radio club.

The school policy has always been to stimulate scientific interests, both through school subjects, extracurricular activities and the participation in scientific competitions in the field of Geography, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. There are many educational projects, the biggest is "Mathematical and Natural Science as the Key to the Understanding of the World”. This project includes additional classes in Physics, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry. Many of our students after graduation start their higher education in science and develop a professional career in academic or scientific research.

The ARISS contact will be conducted in English with astronaut Paolo Nespoli – IZ0JPA. The downlink signals will be audible in Europe on 145.800 MHz FM.

 
ARISS Contact Planned with School in Civitavecchia, Rome, Italy PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 13 January 2011 14:10

An ARISS School Contact is planned for Istituto Comprensivo Via Toscana 2 Civitavecchia, Roma, Italy. The direct radio contact is scheduled on Saturday January 15 at 09:02 UTC, which is 10.02 CEWT. The school has 5 sites in town. “Ennio Galice” secondary school is named after one of its best teachers as well as a well-known painter. The present school is the result of the union of two pre-existing ones and today, with its five branches, it operates on a very large area. There are about 750 pupils aged 3 to 14. Thanks to experienced teachers, attentive to social as well as environmental problems, the students are always prepared to participate to projects concerning wide ranging themes.

The ARISS contact will be conducted in Italian with astronaut Paolo Nespoli – IZØJPA. The downlink signals will be audible in Europe on 145.800 MHz FM. The event will be webcast on http://www.livestream.com/AMSAT_Italia

 
Double Contact for ESA Astronaut Paolo Nespoli, IZ0JPA with Italian University PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 10 January 2011 09:44

Saturday, 08 January, 2010 at 12:22 UTC and 13:57 UTC, i.e. 13:22 and 14:57 local time, University of Bari “Cittadella Mediterranea della Scienza”, Bari, Italy, established a double contact with Italian astronaut PAOLO NESPOLI, IZ0JPA on board the International Space Station. Astronaut NESPOLI operated with the special Italian callsign IR0ISS that he will use during his mission. The “Cittadella Mediterranea della Scienza” in Bari operated the contact with callsign IZ7EVR.

The “Cittadella Mediterranea della Scienza” of Bari is a permanent structure whose main aim is to diffuse scientific culture and its related technologies. The “Cittadella Mediterranea della Scienza “ of Bari, inaugurated on the 18 of october 2006, has been promoted by University of Bari, Region of Puglia, City of Bari, National Institute for Physics of the Matter (I.N.F.M.), Puglia Regional Office for Schools, Mediterranean Universities Partnership and Industrial Association of the Province of Bari.

 

On 30 October 2010, in the prestigious presence of Princess Elettra Marconi, the "Cittadella" has inaugurated its new didactic laboratory for Telecommunications, Astrophysics and Optics. The laboratory offers students of every degree the possibility to participate to two prestigious international projects: ARISS and SETI of the Seti League.

 
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