ARSPEX

Wednesday April 17, ARISS contact with school in Canada.

An International Space Station school contact is scheduled with participants at John McCrae High School, Nepean, Ontario, Canada. The event is to begin at approximately 18:05 UTC, which is 20:05 CEST. The contact will be a telebridge operated by IK1SLD, located in North Italy. Interested parties in Europe are invited to listen to dowlink signals on 145.800 MHz FM.

School presentation: John McCrae Secondary school is named after the Canadian poet and doctor who during World War I, wrote the famous war memorial poem "In Flanders Fields". With this heritage in mind our school hosts large community Remembrance Day ceremonies every November 11 and celebrates community works of art in the "Red Poppy" gallery. John McCrae students consistently rank among the best academic performers in the province, gaining post secondary acceptance across North America and winning many entrance scholarships. Our specialty High Performance Athlete program attracts some of the best young athletes in Ottawa and they have contributed to several recent provincial championships.

Participants will ask as many of the following multilingual questions as time allows:

Friday April 12, ARISS contact with school in Canada. Downlink audible in Europe

An International Space Station school contact is scheduled with participants at Innalik School, Inukjuak, Nunavik, Quebec, Canada, Friday April 12, 2013. The event is to begin at approximately 17:30 UTC, which is 19:30 CEST.The contact will be a telebridge operated by IK1SLD, located in north Italy. Interested parties in Europe are invited to listen to dowlink signals on 145.800 MHz FM.

School presentation: Inukjuak is a remote, fly-in Inuit community located on the Hudson Bay in Northern Quebec. Its population is approximately 1 600. The Inuit of Inukjuak still partake in many cultural practices, for example; constructing sleds or harpoons, sewing traditional garments, training dogsled teams, hunting, fishing and berry picking. However, they also have a window into the modern world and are current on fashion trends, popular music, and breakout phenomena like “Gangnam Style”. The primary language in the school and in the village is Inuktitut; English and French are secondary languages.

Participants will ask as many of the following multilingual questions as time allows:

Tuesday April 9, ARISS contact with school in Canada. Downlink audible in Europe

An International Space Station school contact is scheduled with participants at Sir George Simpson Jr. High, Albert, AB, Canada, Tuesday April 9, 2013. The event is to begin at approximately 20:00 UTC, which is 22:00 CEST. The contact will be a telebridge operated by IK1SLD, located in north Italy. Interested parties in Europe are invited to listen to dowlink signals on 145.800 MHz FM. The contact will be conducted in English, French and Russian.

School presentation: Sir George Simpson Public School is a junior high located in St. Albert, Alberta. Currently, we have approximately 540 students enrolled in a variety of programs. Our school houses several programs: English, French Immersion, Academic Challenge, Learning Assistance, Opportunity, Knowledge and Employability, and Behaviour Improvement. While learning in their respective programs, all students are invited to rally around our school motto: “Spirit, Growth, Success” in both thought and action. Simpson offers many extracurricular activities such as Social Justice, Cheerleading, Art Club and our SABLE high altitude balloon club.

Participants will ask as many of the following multilingual questions as time allows:

ARISS contact with school in Australia. Downlink audible in Europe

An International Space Station school contact is scheduled with participants at Christ the King School, Adelaide, South Australia, Wednesday March 20, 2013. The event is to start at approximately 7:15 UTC, which is 8:15 CEWT.

 

The contact will be a telebridge operated by IK1SLD, located in north Italy. Interested parties in Europe are invited to listen to dowlink signals on 145.800 MHz FM. The contact will be conducted in English.

AOS updated for ARISS contact with school in France

The International Space Station school contact with participants at Lycee Polyvalent Anatole France, Lillers, France, first planned March 4, has been re-scheduled Saturday March 9, 2013. The event has shifted once more. AOS is now at 11:42 UTC, which is 12:42 CEWT.