International Space Colloquium at Guildford

AMSAT-UK FUNcube Mission Patch Rev4 20100609The AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium will be held on July 24-26 at the Holiday Inn, Guildford, GU2 7XZ, UK.

Among the speakers will be:
Peter Guelzow DB2OS with an update on AMSAT-DL projects, including the Phase 4 satellite
Chris Brunskill, formerly of Surrey Space Centre (SSC), now working at the Space Catapult at the Harwell Campus. He will be presenting an extremely novel project aimed at schools and education
• It is hoped the BATC will be able to demonstrate live Digital TV reception from the International Space Station, using the Ham TV system
Drew Glasbrenner KO4MA, from AMSAT North America will be attending, and presenting the latest news of the FOX satellite(s) due for launch later this year, and also on their Phase 4 project

The Colloquium is open to all, admittance on the Saturday and Sunday is £10 each day. Further information is at

Samantha Cristoforetti IZ0UDF with ISS HamTV Transmitter

Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti IZ0UDF with the HamTV transmitter in the ISS Columbus module