Friday, March 3, 2017
"Window" for ARISS Contact Proposals Open Until April 15 - Info Sessions 3/7 & 3/16
Educators interested in scheduling contacts with the International Space Station (ISS) through the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) program have until April 15 to submit applications for possible dates in the first half of 2018.
According to the ARRL, ARISS is seeking proposals "from schools and organizations that can attract large numbers of participants and integrate the contact into a well-developed education plan."
Proposal information and documents may be found on the ARRL's website at: <http://www.arrl.org/hosting-an-ariss-contact>. Information sessions are scheduled for March 7 at 0000 UTC (7:00 p.m. March 6 EST) and March 16 at 2000 UTC. Pre-registration is required via <firstname.lastname@example.org>.