Welcome to the Michiana International Space Station Information Page. This page is a new page which is built in a similar fashion to the old Michiana MIR page (1996-1998).
This page will provide people with access to info reguarding the ISS-but mainly will give Ham Operator/Scanner Information for ISS.
Current ISS Crew: Expedition Seven (Late April - October 2003).
Y. Malnchenko and E. Lu (Pardon the mis-spellings).
Current ISS Transmit Frequencies:
Current: Air-Ground Com. (Russian) 143.625 Mhz Amateur Radio 145.800 Mhz
First School Contact:
Thurs. Dec. 21, 2000: 3:29 PM EST SUCCESS After a second attempt, the ARISS experiment was a success. Students in the Chicago Middle School talked with Commander Shepherd. Short Audio File of the successful contact
Recorded from: Marquette Elem. School in South Bend, IN.
Tues. Dec 19 3:59 PM EST 145.800 Mhz.
Learn more about it on the ARISS homepage or at MSNBC
The event did not occur as planned with communication/reception problems causing the failed attempt. Commander Shepherd tried to call as did the school. No success. (From Amsat-bb members).
Short Audio file of the attempt: From Marquette Elem School in South Bend, IN..
(Source: Amsat-bb e-mail discussion)
Sources: Nasa Websites, Amsat-bb, ANS, SAREX e-mail discussions.
Official NASA Page
Houston Chronicle Space Page
Florida Today Space Page
ARISS project homepage
E-mail: Keith Thews (Page Listmaster)