ISS Flower
Space station flower blooms - January 2016 

May 4, 2016 - The live RI space-to-school chat with ISS astronaut Jeff Williams was held. See the Home page for details.  

April 27, 2016 - The live space-to-school chat with ISS astronaut Jeff Williams is scheduled for Friday, May 6 at 1243PM.  The full educational presentation starts at 11:55AM.  The public can obtain free tickets via EventBrite (key words:  RI, space, chat). The event can also be viewed via using event link:

April 10, 2016 - "Ask Astronaut Tim" contest concludes. 210 questions received from 18 RI schools.

March 3, 2016 - "Ask Astronaut Tim" contest launched for all RI PK-8 students:

Jan 5, 2016 - One giant leap for All Saints (Newport Daily News)

Dec 2015 - Antenna tracker software testing starts   
tracker software

Nov-Dec 2015 - Electrical and antenna cabling work continues. 
preparing antenna mounts for the hoist

Sept-Oct 2015 - Satellite antennas get mounted on school roof. 

August 2015 - AS2A submits technical plan  proposal to ARISS. 

July 2015 - The IBM International Foundation provides grant for satellite antennas. 

July 1, 2015 - Five Questions With: Mike Cullen (Providence Business News)

June 2015 -  STEAM Academy competing to speak with astronaut  (Providence Business News)

May 2015 - ARISS accepts the educational proposal and requests a technical plan for the primary and backup radio stations.   Fourteen US Schools/Groups on List to Host Ham Contacts with Space Station

April 2015 - AS2A teachers craft an integrated STEAM curriculum plan and submit  their K-8 educational proposal to ARISS.

March 2015 - AS2A's principal, lead teachers, and community volunteers participate in a ARISS project webinar and assess the potential to win one of the event slots for the first half of 2016.