- Sep 21: A single ARISS contact involving two schools, the Bischöfliche Schule / Technisches Institut in St.Vith, Belgium, and the Berufliche Schule Direktorat 1 Nürnberg, in Nuremberg, Germany was held with Alexander Gerst. Both schools follow the German Dual System of Education where students spend time in classrooms for studies and in industrial plants and workshops for hands-on training. Between the two schools, 240 people watched the student action. Media included the newspaper Grenzecho and the Belgian German-speaking BRF TV posting the contact and interviews with students, teachers, and an ARISS mentor. URLs are:
- Sep 17: An ARISS contact took place for students at Otori Elementary School in Sakai City, Japan. A large crowd of 370 and a media representative attended the school’s events and Ricky Arnold answered 21 of the students’ questions.
- Sep 12: In four weeks, Tallmadge Community Learning Center in Lancaster, OH, will have an ARISS contact. An instructor sent this update: “We are doing lessons on our Arduino cars and robotic arms. Lancaster High School science students and Ohio State University staff (working with satellites and rockets) are creating STEM programs to teach to our students.”
- Sep 22 & 25: Rosalie White gave a forum talk on ARISS at the Bloomington (IN) Amateur Radio Hamfest for residents in five area counties; the talk attracted a small crowd of enthusiastic listeners. Dave Taylor gave a talk on ARISS at his area amateur radio club in Maryland and got high interest from the club members.
- Sept. 26: Students at Obie Elementary School in Kurashiki, Japan will talk with Ricky Arnold during an ARISS radio contact.
- Sept. 27: Indian Trails Middle School students in Winter Springs, FL are scheduled for an ARISS contact to speak with Serena Aunon-Chancellor.