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<TITLE>Land O'Pines School, MIR Space Station, SAREX Page</TITLE>
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<H1><CENTER><IMG SRC="mcontrol.jpg" ALT="Land O'Pines School, Mir Space Station Mission Control"
WIDTH="400" HEIGHT="300" NATURALSIZEFLAG="0" ALIGN="BOTTOM"></CENTER></H1>
<P><EMBED SRC="aboard.wav" autostart="true" hidden="true" loop="false"
WIDTH="100" HEIGHT="100" ALIGN="BOTTOM"></P>
<P><CENTER><A HREF="http://www.gsfc.nasa.gov/sarex"><IMG SRC="sarex.gif"
ALT="SAREX" BORDER="0" WIDTH="320" HEIGHT="41" NATURALSIZEFLAG="3"
ALIGN="BOTTOM"></A></CENTER></P>
<P><CENTER><B>The <U>S</U>pace <U>A</U>mateur <U>R</U>adio <U>EX</U>periment
is sponsored by</B></CENTER></P>
<P><CENTER><A HREF="http://www.nasa.gov/"><B>NASA</B></A><B>,
<A HREF="http://www.amsat.org/">AMSAT</A>, and the <A HREF="http://www.arrl.org/">ARRL</A></B></CENTER></P>
<P><CENTER>&nbsp;</CENTER></P>
<IMG SRC="thomas.jpg" ALIGN="LEFT" HSPACE="12" WIDTH="100" HEIGHT="129"
NATURALSIZEFLAG="0"><IMG SRC="thomas-a.gif" ALIGN="RIGHT" HSPACE="12"
WIDTH="100" HEIGHT="129" NATURALSIZEFLAG="0">
<P><A HREF="firstwds.wav"><IMG SRC="speaker.gif" BORDER="0" WIDTH="32"
HEIGHT="32" NATURALSIZEFLAG="0" ALIGN="BOTTOM"><B><FONT SIZE="+1">&quot;
This is R 0 M I R &#133; Got you loud and clear. Hello there;
How are you doing today ? Welcome aboard Mir ! &quot; </FONT><FONT
SIZE="-1">(25K Wav)</FONT></B></A></P>
<P><CENTER><B>With these words, U.S. astronaut <A HREF="http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/thomas-a.html">Andy
Thomas</A> welcomed the students of Land O'Pines school aboard
the MIR Space Station. Contact was established at 4:34PM EDT (20:34_UTC)
on April 9<SUP>th</SUP>, 1998.</B></CENTER></P>
<P><CENTER><A HREF="app.htm"><IMG SRC="10mir.jpg" BORDER="2"
WIDTH="190" HEIGHT="114" NATURALSIZEFLAG="0" ALIGN="BOTTOM"><BR>
<FONT SIZE="-2">DAVID BERGELAND photo (Asbury Park Press)</FONT></A></CENTER></P>
<P><CENTER><A HREF="app.htm"><B><FONT SIZE="+2">The Asbury Park
Press reported the contact on the front page !!!</FONT></B></A></CENTER></P>
<P><CENTER>&nbsp;</CENTER></P>
<P>&nbsp;</P>
<P><CENTER><B>(we also had published <A HREF="editor.htm">a letter
to the editor</A> in several area newspapers).</B></CENTER></P>
<P><CENTER><B><FONT SIZE="+1"><IMG SRC="video.gif" WIDTH="14"
HEIGHT="10" NATURALSIZEFLAG="3" ALIGN="BOTTOM"> The contact was
shown on cable television in May. </FONT><A HREF="tv.htm">Click
here</A> for details.<IMG SRC="video.gif" WIDTH="14" HEIGHT="10"
NATURALSIZEFLAG="3" ALIGN="BOTTOM"></B></CENTER></P>
<P><B><IMG SRC="speaker.gif" WIDTH="32" HEIGHT="32" NATURALSIZEFLAG="0"
ALIGN="BOTTOM">Hear the contact for your self &#133; (Click on
name to hear question and answer)</B></P>
<P><CENTER><TABLE BORDER="1" CELLSPACING="1" BORDERCOLOR="#000000"
CELLPADDING="7" WIDTH="630">
<TR>
<TD WIDTH="14%" VALIGN="TOP"><B><A HREF="contact.wav">Douglas
KC2CJT - calling Mir (63k)</A></B></TD>
<TD WIDTH="14%" VALIGN="TOP"><B><A HREF="mwelcome.wav">Douglas
- Welcome to crew of MIR (96K)</A></B></TD>
<TD WIDTH="14%" VALIGN="TOP"><B><A HREF="seth.wav">Seth - time
to assemble Mir (99k)</A></B></TD>
<TD WIDTH="14%" VALIGN="TOP"><B><A HREF="jenny.wav">Jenny - the
cost of manned spaceflight (141K)</A></B></TD>
<TD WIDTH="14%" VALIGN="TOP"><B><A HREF="sara.wav">Sara - difficulty
of training (160K)</A></B></TD>
<TD WIDTH="14%" VALIGN="TOP"><B><A HREF="doug.wav">Doug
- recreation (159K)</A></B></TD>
<TD WIDTH="16%" VALIGN="TOP"><B><A HREF="alexis.wav">Alexis -
eating in space (128K)</A></B></TD>
</TR>
<TR>
<TD WIDTH="14%" VALIGN="TOP"><B><A HREF="matt.wav">Matt
- effects on digestion (132K)</A></B></TD>
<TD WIDTH="14%" VALIGN="TOP"><B>Lost Contact - <A HREF="outage.wav">recovery
(81K)</A></B></TD>
<TD WIDTH="14%" VALIGN="TOP"><B><A HREF="siobhan.wav">Siobhan
- mission duration (96K)</A></B></TD>
<TD WIDTH="14%" VALIGN="TOP"><B><A HREF="jessie.wav">Jessie
- sleep (139K)</A></B></TD>
<TD WIDTH="14%" VALIGN="TOP"><B>&nbsp;<A HREF="amanda.wav">Amanda
-antigen test (160K)</A></B></TD>
<TD WIDTH="14%" VALIGN="TOP"><B><A HREF="goodbye.wav">Goodbye
! (162K)</A></B></TD>
<TD WIDTH="16%" VALIGN="TOP"><B><A HREF="finals.wav">Congrats
from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center(105K)</A></B></TD>
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</TABLE></CENTER></P>
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<P ALIGN=RIGHT>&nbsp;</P>
<P><B>See Mission Control at Land O'Pines &#133; Click on image
to see similar pictures in larger format or <FONT COLOR="#ff0000">VIDEO
<IMG SRC="video.gif" WIDTH="14" HEIGHT="10" NATURALSIZEFLAG="0"
ALIGN="BOTTOM">!</FONT></B></P>
<P><CENTER><TABLE BORDER="1" CELLSPACING="1" BORDERCOLOR="#000000"
CELLPADDING="7" WIDTH="628">
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<TD WIDTH="19%" VALIGN="TOP" HEIGHT="54">
<P><A HREF="antenna.jpg"><IMG SRC="santenna.jpg" BORDER="2"
WIDTH="113" HEIGHT="76" NATURALSIZEFLAG="3" ALIGN="BOTTOM"> Rooftop
Antennas</A></P>
<P><A HREF="antinsp.jpg"><IMG SRC="santinsp.jpg" BORDER="2"
WIDTH="113" HEIGHT="69" NATURALSIZEFLAG="3" ALIGN="BOTTOM"> Supervised
by Doug KC2CJT and Sean KC2DIJ, the radio and antenna operators</A>
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<TD WIDTH="20%" VALIGN="TOP" HEIGHT="54">
<P><A HREF="mrt.jpg"><IMG SRC="smrt.jpg" BORDER="2" WIDTH="113"
HEIGHT="45" NATURALSIZEFLAG="3" ALIGN="BOTTOM"> Mr. Thompson
addresses crew</A></P>
<P><A HREF="mcont.jpg"><IMG SRC="smcont.jpg" BORDER="2" WIDTH="113"
HEIGHT="65" NATURALSIZEFLAG="3" ALIGN="BOTTOM"></A></P>
<P><A HREF="mcont2.jpg"><IMG SRC="smcont2.jpg" BORDER="2" WIDTH="113"
HEIGHT="59" NATURALSIZEFLAG="3" ALIGN="BOTTOM"></A>
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<TD WIDTH="19%" VALIGN="TOP" HEIGHT="54">
<P><A HREF="intro.jpg"><IMG SRC="sintro.jpg" BORDER="2" WIDTH="113"
HEIGHT="84" NATURALSIZEFLAG="3" ALIGN="BOTTOM"> Mission moderated
by Students</A></P>
<P><A HREF="kirsten.jpg"><IMG SRC="skristen.jpg" BORDER="2"
WIDTH="113" HEIGHT="84" NATURALSIZEFLAG="3" ALIGN="BOTTOM"></A>
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<TD WIDTH="20%" VALIGN="TOP" HEIGHT="54">
<P><A HREF="doug.jpg"><IMG SRC="sdoug.jpg" BORDER="2" WIDTH="113"
HEIGHT="84" NATURALSIZEFLAG="3" ALIGN="BOTTOM"> Questions to
Astronaut</A></P>
<P><A HREF="amandab.jpg"><IMG SRC="samandab.jpg" BORDER="2"
WIDTH="113" HEIGHT="84" NATURALSIZEFLAG="3" ALIGN="BOTTOM"></A>
</TD>
<TD WIDTH="22%" VALIGN="TOP" HEIGHT="54">
<P><A HREF="joe.jpg"><IMG SRC="sjoe.jpg" BORDER="2" WIDTH="113"
HEIGHT="84" NATURALSIZEFLAG="3" ALIGN="BOTTOM"> Joe Pate N2YMO</A></P>
<P><A HREF="tval.jpg"><IMG SRC="stval.jpg" BORDER="2" WIDTH="113"
HEIGHT="84" NATURALSIZEFLAG="3" ALIGN="BOTTOM"></A></P>
<P><A HREF="tval.jpg">Al Emer N2YAC - describing antenna pointing</A></P>
<P>Thanks a million !!
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<TD WIDTH="19%" VALIGN="TOP" HEIGHT="57"><A HREF="cheers.avi"><IMG
SRC="stvclap.jpg" BORDER="2" WIDTH="113" HEIGHT="84" NATURALSIZEFLAG="3"
ALIGN="BOTTOM"> Video of final transmission.(1.7M)</A><IMG SRC="video.gif"
</TD WIDTH="14" HEIGHT="10" NATURALSIZEFLAG="3" ALIGN="BOTTOM"></TD>
<TD WIDTH="20%" VALIGN="TOP" HEIGHT="57"><A HREF="cheers.jpg"><IMG
SRC="scheers.jpg" BORDER="2" WIDTH="113" HEIGHT="67" NATURALSIZEFLAG="3"
ALIGN="BOTTOM"> Sweet Success !! Celebration from the crew</A></TD>
<TD WIDTH="19%" VALIGN="TOP" HEIGHT="57">
<P><A HREF="crew.jpg"><IMG SRC="screw.jpg" BORDER="2" WIDTH="113"
HEIGHT="54" NATURALSIZEFLAG="3" ALIGN="BOTTOM"></A></P>
<P><A HREF="crew.jpg">The crew of Mir 25 Mission 95 B</A>
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<P>&nbsp;</P>
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<P>Watch this space !
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<P>&nbsp;</P>
<P>&nbsp;</P>
<P>Watch this space !
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<P>&nbsp;</P>
<P><B><IMG SRC="ballblue.gif" WIDTH="14" HEIGHT="14" NATURALSIZEFLAG="0"
ALIGN="BOTTOM">Our <A HREF="handout.htm">Handout</A> to visitors
to Mission Control.</B></P>
<P><B><IMG SRC="ballblue.gif" WIDTH="14" HEIGHT="14" NATURALSIZEFLAG="0"
ALIGN="BOTTOM"><A HREF="pressrel.htm">Pre Contact Press Release</A>.</B></P>
<P><B><IMG SRC="ballblue.gif" WIDTH="14" HEIGHT="14" NATURALSIZEFLAG="0"
ALIGN="BOTTOM"><A HREF="details.htm">Technical Details</A></B></P>
<P><B><HR ALIGN=LEFT></B></P>
<P>&nbsp;</P>
<P><B><BLINK><IMG SRC="ballblue.gif" WIDTH="14" HEIGHT="14" NATURALSIZEFLAG="0"
ALIGN="BOTTOM">Get the latest news on Mir from <A HREF="http://search.cnn.com:8765/query.html?qt=%2BMir&qc=&col=cnni&qm=0&st=1&nh=10&lk=1&rf=1&go=seek">CNN
- Search</A></BLINK></B></P>
<P><B><IMG SRC="ballblue.gif" WIDTH="14" HEIGHT="14" NATURALSIZEFLAG="0"
ALIGN="BOTTOM">&nbsp;Andy Thomas was the last US astronaut to
stay on MIR.</B></P>
<P><A HREF="sts89.jpg"><B><IMG SRC="sts89sm.gif" ALIGN="BOTTOM"
WIDTH="120" HEIGHT="126" NATURALSIZEFLAG="3"></B></A><B>&nbsp;Andy
traveled to Mir onboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour in January,
click on the picture for an enlargement.</B></P>
<P><A HREF="http://www.atlanticnetworks.com/mir/return.mov"><B><IMG
SRC="discover.jpg" ALIGN="MIDDLE" WIDTH="280" HEIGHT="170" NATURALSIZEFLAG="3">Watch
a video of Discovery returning Andy Thomas to Earth (6/12/98)
Courtesy CNN / NASA</B></A><B><IMG SRC="video.gif" WIDTH="14"
HEIGHT="10" NATURALSIZEFLAG="3" ALIGN="BOTTOM"></B></P>
<P><A HREF="http://liftoff.msfc.nasa.gov/rsa/mir.html"><B><IMG
SRC="mir_ani.gif" WIDTH="99" HEIGHT="90" ALIGN="MIDDLE" NATURALSIZEFLAG="0"></B></A><B>The
<A HREF="http://liftoff.msfc.nasa.gov/rsa/mir.html">Mir Space
Station</A> ... follow this link to get details of the Russian
space station MIR.</B></P>
<P><B><IMG SRC="ballblue.gif" WIDTH="14" HEIGHT="14" NATURALSIZEFLAG="3"
ALIGN="BOTTOM">Mir is operated by the <A HREF="http://liftoff.msfc.nasa.gov/rsa/rsa.html">Russian
Space Agency.</A></B></P>
<P><B><IMG SRC="ballblue.gif" WIDTH="14" HEIGHT="14" NATURALSIZEFLAG="3"
ALIGN="BOTTOM"><A HREF="njlo.gif">Click Here</A> ... to see Land
O'Pines School from space.</B></P>
<P><IMG SRC="ballblue.gif" WIDTH="14" HEIGHT="14" NATURALSIZEFLAG="0"
ALIGN="BOTTOM"><B><A HREF="http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/codef/education/index.html">NASA
educational resources</A> ... Teachers (but also others) may like
to follow this link for ideas and resources to encourage learning
about space and technology.</B></P>
<P>&nbsp;</P>
<B><IMG SRC="lopines.gif" ALIGN="LEFT" ALT="School Crest" WIDTH="164"
HEIGHT="178" NATURALSIZEFLAG="3"></B>
<P><STRONG>Several amateur radio operators from the central New
Jersey area provided</STRONG><B> the technical and radio support
for this contact. If you have comments or questions, please feel
free to send electronic mail to <A HREF="../contact.htm">Douglas
Cochran (KC2CJT)</A></B></P>
<P><B>Last Updated ... 11/5/98</B></P>
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