samantha_cristoforetti_iz0udfIZ0UDF part for the ISS today

For the former fighter pilot Samantha Cristoforetti IZ0UDF everything is ready for the mission on the International Space Station, the launch will be broadcast live.

Samantha is the first Italian woman astronaut and lasciarà Earth, Sunday 23 November at 21:01 OUT, from Baikonur in Kazakhstan aboard the Soyuz TMA-15M, with her you will be Terry Virts and Anton Shkaplerov.

The arrival on the ISS is scheduled for Monday 24 November where he will join the crew members present Elena Serova, Alexander Samoukutyaev e Barry Wilmore.

Since Alexander Gerst KF5ONO and Reid Wiseman, KF5LKT returned to Earth on 10 November, the ISS had been without amateur radio on board.

The 24 November, Milanese society Accurat plans to launch a website “Friends in space” and this will be the first social network that extends beyond Earth;

Friends in Space
http://friendsinspace.org/
https://twitter.com/Friends_InSpace

Watch the launch live
http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/
Human_Spaceflight / Futura / Watch_Futura_launch_live

Follow AstroSamantha to
https://twitter.com/AstroSamantha

Download the high resolution (57 MB) Expedition 42 Poster
http://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/exp_42_sfaposternw-2014-07-007_highres.pdf

Astronaut Radioamatori
http://www.w5rrr.org/astros.html

Article by http://www.southgatearc.org translation by Alex IK8YFU

 

 

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