Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Radio Amateurs in International Space Stations

Only one radio amateur — Samantha Cristoforetti, IZØUDF — now is aboard the International Space Station, but five more astronauts -- including one from Denmark -- have passed the US Technician license exam, and three of them will be among those heading to the ISS this year and next. The newest licensees are Thomas Pesquet, KG5FYG; Jack Fischer, KG5FYH; David Saint-Jacques, KG5FYI; Kathleen Rubins, KG5FYJ, and Andreas Mogensen, KG5GCZ. Read more ..