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Feb 02

ARISS contact with schools in Danbury, CT via ON4ISS

A telebridge connection with OR4ISS via ON4ISS (Aartselaar, Belgium) with students at the South Street School and Westside Middle School in Danbury CT, USA, was successful Thu 2017-02-02 18:49:14 UTC 80 deg. Astronaut Shane Kimbrough, KE5HOD answered all 20 questions. There were 200 students in the gym and the audio was streamed to the other schools in the system – estimated audience of an additional 3,000 students.   One radio station and the local paper in attendance.  Danbury Highschool was also present with a equipment for live streaming over the Internet.

Media source:
http://wilton.dailyvoice.com/schools/danbury-calling-students-make-contact-with-astronauts-on-space-station/698583/
http://newtown.dailyvoice.com/schools/danbury-calling-students-make-contact-with-astronauts-on-space-station/698583/

Radioamateur reports:
Dave (M0GIW) and his daughter Erin (blog VE3EBY)