SUCCESSFUL ARISS CONTACT IN DLR SCHOOL BRAUNSCHWEIG, GERMANY
July 11, 2014 at 09:37 UTC, which is 11:37 local time, DLR School Lab,
Braunschweig, Germany established a ARISS contacts with ESA
Alexander Gerst KF5ONO, onboard the International Space Station. This
was a direct contact performed by Amateur radio ground station DN1DLR,
located at school.
The German Aerospace Center (DLR) is one of
Europe's largest and most modern research institutions. Here is where
the aircraft of the future are being developed and pilots trained,
rocket engines tested and images of distant planets analyzed. In
addition, over 7,700 DLR staff members are investigating next-generation
high-speed trains, environmentally responsible methods of generating
energy, and much more...
DLR_School_Lab in Braunschweig
investigates many topics related to transportation: whether on the road,
rails, or in the air. In various experiments, school classes can
acquaint themselves with the research topics being studied at the
science institutes at DLR Braunschweig.
Mentor Francesco De
Paolis IKØWGF proposed to the radio coordinators Mr. Michael Przybilla,
DD2MIC and Mr. Niels Holger Siegmund DH1AL the direct contact supported
by Telebridge Station IK1SLD and this was accepted. About 150 students,
parents, visitors and media attended the event at contact site.
was established at 09:37 UTC, which is 11:37 CEST local time, with
DPØISS. Astronaut Alexander Gerst KF5ONO answered 13 questions by
students. Signals from the ISS was loud and clear during all ISS pass.
NDR Television, 3 radio broadcaster, local media and 5 newspapers covered the event.
Here two tv reports on NDR:
The event was on DLR Portal: http://www.dlr.de/schoollab/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-5806/9439_read-40551/
DARC (Germany's Amateur Radio Club) has an article on its main page:
Congratulations to ARISS DLR Team and II1SLD Team!
Francesco De Paolis, IKØWGF
Source directe : ARISS
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