Oct 02

ARRIS contact with Pell Elementary School, RI

The ARISS contact on Tuesday 02 October 2018 at 17:45 UTC (19:45 CEST) 88 deg with OR4ISS and Pell Elementary School, Newport, RI USA, via ARISS telebridge ground station ON4ISS (Aartselaar, Belgium) was successful. Astronaut Ricky Arnold KE5DAU answered all 15 questions from students of Pell Elementary School is Newport, Rhode Island’s.

The event came during the UN’s World Space Week, all in the name of STEAM education.
Governor Raimondo marked the occasion, and even got to ask some of the students’ questions with them.

Media source:
ABC6: a-first-for-a-ri-public-school-students-speak-with-astronaut-aboard-iss
WPRI (youtube): RI students speak to astronaut aboard the International Space Station