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

Event is now over. Watch the live recording on this link: Note you may want to watch the entire show from the start including the music, animations and build up. Students of Glanmire Community College will get to have a live Amateur Radio link up with the International Space Station as it passes over Cork.

Live Amateur Radio Link up with International Space Station

There will be a live video stream on youtube on Thursday 19th October at 12:30pm Irish time (11:30 UTC) here:   Event over now. Recording here:    

Italian Astronaut to launch into space this week, then talk to Irish students from the space station

TOG members have been busy helping to organise a school contact using Amateur Radio between two schools and the International Space Station as it passes over Ireland. The event is organised as part of ARISS, which is a working group that helps schedule live link ups using Amateur Radio Equipment on board the ISS. While […]

Night of Talks, Undersea and Space Thursday 17th of November

As part of Science week, TOG will be having some events We are privileged to be having a talk by Doctor Marc Ó Gríofa about his work with NASA, training astronauts in extreme environments simulating life on Mars and zero gravity on the International Space Station. Marc is a Physician, Scientist & Engineer along with […]

OSM MapJam Saturday 18th of June

OpenStreetMap (OSM) Ireland members will meet Saturday 18th of June in Dublin and do OSM mappy stuff on laptops in TOG. Like an indoor mapping party / hack day / social meet up / barcamp.   What is OpenStreetMap? OpenStreetMap is a world wide, open content map. It’s often referred to as the Wikipedia of […]

OSM MapJam Saturday 23rd of April

OpenStreetMap (OSM) Ireland members will meet Saturday 23rd of April in Dublin and do OSM mappy stuff on laptops in TOG. Like an indoor mapping party / hack day / social meet up / barcamp. What is OpenStreetMap? OpenStreetMap is a world wide, open content map. It’s often referred to as the Wikipedia of maps […]