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Amateur Radio in Space
A Teacher's Guide with Activities in Science, Mathematics, and Technology

This educator's guide contains background information on the Space Amateur Radio Experiment (SAREX) designed to facilitate communication between astronauts in orbit with students on the ground. Hands-on activities in this guide explore concepts related to amateur radio in the areas of science, mathematics, and technology.

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Download the entire Amateur Radio in Space (35 pages - 676K) or download the sections you want below...

Part 1: Introductory Materials (pdf 312K)

  • Cover
  • Title Pages
  • Table of Contents
  • Introduction

Part 02: Activities (pdf 404K)

  • Waves, Waves, Everywhere
  • Can I Hear You?
  • "Hello Over There"
  • Say It With Space Talk

Part 03: Appendices (pdf 172K)

  • How Can I Get Involved With the SAREX Program?
  • NASA Resources for Educators
  • Educator Reply Card

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Last modified by Nathan Smith - 16 July 2002