Students to contact space station as it passes over Cork, using Amateur Radio

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23/10/2017
T-3 DAYS AND COUNTING FOR CORK STUDENTS TO MAKE HISTORY.
Pictured are Shane Gunnigle, Sameul Williams, Paul Hodge and Isaac Power, in the Glanmire Community College ASD Unit. Students of Cork Education and Training Board’s Glanmire Community College gear up to make history as some of the first Irish students to make direct contact with an astronaut on the International Space Station (ISS) as it orbits the Earth via Amateur Radio. This historical space contact will take place as the ISS passes directly above the school this Thursday 26th October. To stay updated on the journey of the students of Glanmire Community College you can follow them on Facebook Glanmire-Community-College or Twitter @GCCGuidance, at Glanmire Community College, Brooklodge, Glanmire, Co. Cork.
Picture: Jim Coughlan.