Great shame that Tim Peake, as a UK/ESA astronaut, goes up with a US tech licence callsign, when he could have had an M or 2E to operate from orbit...
Date: Tue, 8 Dec 2015 13:22:42 +0000
Subject: AW: [Work-Sat] Three Hams Heading to ISS - Live NASA TV
After i got it 5 5imes (and i am guessing all other group members also) ..
YES WE GOT IT...THREE HAM OPS ARE HEADING TO ISS
Three ham ops are heading to iss
Three ham ops are ...
Ok ok I will stop it here :-)
Thanks for info
Ps ... could you PLEASE add the utc time to such news?!? (day and time if
needed depending on the launch site) ... you always have us times and
sometimes baikonur time included but not utc (gmt) and as you sure know all
hams count in utc (plus kitchen time for the xyl ... grin)
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Work-Sat@... [mailto:Work-Sat@...]
> Gesendet: Montag, 7. Dezember 2015 23:17
> An: Work-Sat@...
> Betreff: [Work-Sat] Three Hams Heading to ISS - Live NASA TV
> FROM NASA - The next three crew members bound for the International
> Space Station are set to launch on Tuesday, Dec. 15. NASA Television
> will provide full coverage of the launch beginning at 5 a.m. EST.
> Astronauts Tim Kopra KE5UDN of NASA and Tim Peake KG5BVI of ESA
> (European Space Agency), and cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko RK3DUP of
> the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) will launch from the
> Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 6:03 a.m. (5:03 p.m. Baikonur
> time) for a six-month stay on the orbital complex.
> The three will travel in a Soyuz spacecraft, rendezvous with the space
> station and dock to the Rassvet module at 12:24 p.m. NASA TV coverage
> of docking will begin at 11:45 a.m.