School ISS contact this Tuesday

| October 8, 2021

At 1112UTC on 12 October 2021, GB4MHN will be calling the International Space Station (ISS) to enable 10 deaf children to speak to a NASA astronaut.

The children at the Mary Hare School for deaf children in Newbury will be assisted by Lloyd, M5LDF and other members of Newbury and District Amateur Radio Society.

The children will each ask a question to the astronaut and the reply will then be interpreted in to subtitles and sign language.

The event is made possible by ARISS, which heads up the radio contacts for space agencies NASA and ESA.

The ISS signal can be received on the 2m band or watched live on the ARISS website.

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