HAM RADIO IN SPACE

Three new hams based at NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) have been spending more than two-thirds…

ASTRONAUT THRILLS HOMETOWN YOUNGSTERS VIA AMATEUR RADIO

NASA ISS Science Officer Ed Lu, KC5WKJ, told youngsters at his hometown alma mater via ham…

COLUMBIA PANEL ISSUES PRELIMINARY FINDINGS IN SHUTTLE TRAGEDY

The space shuttle Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) has released what it’s calling “a working scenario”…

TENSE MOMENTS MARK SAFE RETURN OF ALL-HAM EXPEDITION 6 CREW

The International Space Station’s all-ham Expedition 6 crew of Commander Ken Bowersox, KD5JBP; Flight Engineer Nikolai…

ASTRONAUT SUGGESTS LUNAR BASES AS STEPPING STONE TO MARS, UNIVERSE

NASA Expedition 6 International Space Station Science Officer Don Pettit, KD5MDT, has suggested that NASA should…

Astronaut answers 30 questions in 10 minutes

International Space Station Expedition 6 Crew Commander Ken Bowersox, KD5JBP, deftly managed 30 questions put to…

Space Station talks to School Students

US astronauts Don Pettit, KD5MDT, and Ken Bowersox, KD5JBP, handled separate Amateur Radio on the International…

Dr Norm Thagard Addresses Students

Former NASA astronaut and Mir veteran Dr Norm Thagard, ex-K4YSY, did yeoman’s duty answering youngsters’ questions…

Humans “passengers on Earth,” astronaut tells students

Astronaut Don Pettit, KD5MDT, told students at an Australian school that humans are more like passengers…

Astronaut tells students he’s not afraid in space

Persistence paid off March 11 when students at Eugene Field School in Park Ridge, Illinois, finally…