- May 18: ARISS teacher Melissa Pore coordinated an exhibit about ham radio and ARISS for Kites of Asia Family Day at the National Air and Space Museum (Udvar-Hazy Center) in Chantilly, VA. She and ARISS volunteer Bob McCown set up the display, which was staffed by members of the Engineering Club sponsored by Melissa at Bishop O’Connell High School in Arlington. The students demonstrated amateur radio, how to build weather stations, and Morse code. Many passersby were quite interested in handling the radios and trying Morse code; 8,000 people were in the museum that day.
- June 2019: The monthly magazine, The Spectrum Monitor, featured a 2½-page article about ARISS activities. Much of the story covered ARISS school contacts shepherded by ARISS Mentor Keith Pugh to honor him after his death in May. Photos of students were featured and the article described their STEM-related activities. The story also highlighted several ARISS outreach events Keith led for the general public and ham operators; photos were included of him showing people how to manipulate satellite tracking antennas and talking about ARISS.
- June 2019: The American Radio Relay League’s (ARRL) monthly journal, QST, contained several items related to ARISS. The first was in the “Social Media Snapshot” column, which showcased recent highly-viewed Facebook postings, one of which was of astronaut-ham radio operator Nick Hague during his March spacewalk…395,142 views. The second item covered activities planned for the 2019 World Scout Jamboree to be held July 22-August 1, which includes a coveted ARISS contact. The third piece was a tribute to Astronaut Owen Garriott and remembrances, upon his death, of him being the first ham radio operator in space, ushering in the SAREX era (Shuttle Amateur Radio EXperiment). QST goes to approximately 158,000 people.
- June 5: Students at Amur State University in Blagoveshchensk, Russia are planning an ARISS contact with Aleksey Ovchinin.
- June 6: Moriah Central School in Port Henry, NY, has an ARISS contact with Nick Hague.
- June 8: The Dům dětí a Mládeže (House of Children and Youth) in Olomouc, the Czech Republic will have an ARISS contact with Nick Hague.
- 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.