- June 6: The ARISS contact at the Moriah Central School in Port Henry, NY, was thrilling for students. Eighteen of their questions were answered by David St-Jacques. Afterwards an 11th grade girl said, “I could tell by his voice that he was excited talking with us.” The school auditorium was packed with 800 students in grades 4 through 12, faculty, parents, and community leaders. The K-3 students watched a livestream from their classrooms (225 views). WPTS TV carried a story about events as did The Press-Republican, Denton Publications, and Sun Community News. The technology teacher said as students learned about the ISS and decided on questions to ask, it was during this time that he realized the most rewarding experience out of this for him was ”the growth of confidence he saw in the students.” He added, “We’re such a small school. I feel very fortunate to have been a part of this.” Members of the Champlain Valley Amateur Radio Club donated equipment to the school to start a ham radio club.
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- June 8: Students at the Dům dětí a Mládeže (House of Children and Youth) in Olomouc, the Czech Republic, talked with Nick Hague during a successful ARISS contact. With an audience of 40 people listening, Hague answered 18 of the students’ questions. The youth center sponsors camps throughout the summer.
- June 5: Students at Amur State University in Blagoveshchensk, Russia took part in a successful ARISS contact with Aleksey Ovchinin.
- June 13: The Peninsula Grammar school in Melbourne, Australia will host an ARISS contact for students with Nick Hague.
- June 15: An ARISS contact is scheduled for Innovations in Flight Family Day at the National Air and Space Museum (Udvar-Hazy Center) in Chantilly, VA. Washington DC area ARISS team members will sponsor the contact and set up an exhibit table and plan things with SCaN. ARISS teacher Melissa Pore will also have an exhibit table on STEM and amateur radio.