- Mar 28: In the snowy Inuit village of Kangiqsualujjuaq in Canada, located on the east coast of Ungava Bay in Nunavik, QC is the Ulluriaq School, which hosted an ARISS contact with David St-Jacques. During the radio contact he answered 8 students’ questions with a listening audience of 300. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC North) covered the contact, posting a story at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/kangiqsualujjuaq-students-radio-canadian-astronaut-1.5075769. The contact was live-streamed by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PNq8RCn1Rrk. CSA had also posted a special Twitter announcement about the contact. Students learned about basic robotics and the ISS.
ARISS Social Media - March 2019
- ARISS Facebook Page Report
- ARISS Twitter followers at the end of March totaled 10,385, a gain of over 1% from the end of February.
- Apr 1-2: ARISS Russia is planning for the Moscow Aviation Institute MAI-75 Slow Scan TV experiment during a few orbits that cover Moscow; expected times are from 1400-1900 UTC. Ham operators there and in adjacent areas should be able to download images.
- Apr 6: The 58th Hamilton Scout Group in Stoney Creek, ON, Canada are looking forward to their ARISS contact with David St-Jacques.
- Apr 10: Students at Shaftesbury High School in Winnipeg, MB, Canada are planning their ARISS contact with David St-Jacques.
- Apr 11: All at École des Charmilles in Thyez, France are preparing for their ARISS contact with David St-Jacques.
- Apr 11-14: ARISS-Russia plans to hold a Slow Scan TV event related to Cosmonautics Day. Ham operators and others around the world will download images for viewing and posting at the ARISS web gallery to achieve a special event certificate and for the public to see.