- Jan 23: Students at Ashbury College Junior School in Ottawa, ON, Canada enjoyed taking part in an ARISS radio contact with David St-Jacques. With 200 attendees looking on, 18 student questions were answered by him; attendees exclaimed at his ability in explaining his answers, “especially with the complexity of the questions.” The Australian ARISS Mentor gave a virtual tour (video) of his telebridge radio station and when he described his hot weather, it was a great teachable moment on differences in weather phenomena between the northern and southern hemispheres. The British Amateur Television Club live-streamed the contact.
- Jan 17: Last October students from Tallmadge Elementary School and Tallmadge Learning Center in Lancaster, OH, spoke with Serena Aunon-Chancellor in an ARISS contact supported by the Fairfield and Lancaster County Amateur Radio Club. Club members continue to offer mentoring on STEAM studies for any student signing up, and 19 did so. Students recently had fun building yagi antennas at the club’s monthly “Builder’s Night.” Also, a student and a parent are in the club’s ham radio licensing class.
- Feb 2: An ARISS radio contact is planned with students at Colégio Campo de Flores in Almada, Portugal, with David St-Jacques.
- Feb 4: Kantonsschule Musegg in Luzern, Switzerland will host an ARISS contact for students withttps://111680627-308825221614152135.preview.editmysite.com/editor/main.php#h David St-Jaques.
- Feb 5: Students at Amur State University in Blagoveshchensk, Russia will initiate an ARISS contact with Oleg Konenenko.