My contact with Andre Kuipers on the ISS

Saturday April 21th. at about 20:00 UTC I had a brief radio contact with Andre Kuipers who is an Astronaute on the I(nternational) S(pace) S(tation). I had planned this QSO since his spaceflight was announced. I had tried to make contact before witho

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Meteor Shower

If there are no clouds then you can see this weekend (13th. and 14th. of December) falling stars without using a telescope. This happens because the Earth is travelling through the orbit of the death comet Phaeton. Because of this we have every yea

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