- Aug 13: Students at Nagoya Technical High School, in Nagoya, Japan had the privilege of speaking with Ricky Arnold during an ARISS contact; he answered 20 questions. Audience total was 200. The high school staff said the school is known for emphasis in civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering, information technology and architecture. The school has an amateur radio club where, “We are learning much knowledge of science and engineering through various radio experiments.”
- Aug 10: An Israeli ham operator who hosts the podcast QSO Today, interviewed ARISS Mentor Tony Hutchison, VK5ZAI, about his years of continuous work for ARISS. The hour-long show included Tony explaining his thrill of mentoring schools all over Australia and providing support for ARISS contacts around the globe.
- Aug 5: An ARISS contact was held in mid-July at the Space Port Area Conference for Educators in the Kennedy Space Center. ARISS has learned that the Daytona Beach Journal News ran a hard copy and online story about the events. The article, featuring a large close-up photo of the students, is at: http://www.news-journalonline.com/news/20180805/burns-students-talk-to-iss-astronaut .
- Aug 13: The ARISS contact scheduled for Alexander Gerst and two German schools, the Matthes-Enderlein-Gymnasium in Zwönitz and the Hohenstaufen-Gymnasium in Kaiserslautern was re-scheduled to August 16 due to a mix up with the uplinks.
- Aug 14: A contact for students at the DLR School Lab Braunschweig, in Braunschweig, Germany will be with Alexander Gerst.
- Aug 16: Two German schools, Matthes-Enderlein-Gymnasium in Zwönitz and the Hohenstaufen-Gymnasium in Kaiserslautern have a re-scheduled contact with Alexander Gerst.