2017 ARRL Foundation Scholarship Awards Announced

The ARRL Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2017 scholarship awards. There were 88 awards this year, totaling $121,650.

The Androscoggin Amateur Radio Club Scholarship, $1,000

David G. Lowe, WE1U, Auburn, ME

The ARRL Foundation General Fund Scholarship, $2,000 each

Garner Fleming, KK4CLY, Mebane, NC

Valerie Lehmann, KC3HPJ, Derwood, MD

Sarah A. Olson, KF5GTB, Eufaula, OK

Zachary M. Thompso…

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Thomas Pesquet, KG5FYG, and Oleg Novitskiy Return to Earth after 6 Months in Space

European Space Agency Astronaut Thomas Pesquet, KG5FYG, and cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy returned to Earth on June 2 after a 6-month duty tour on the International Space Station. It took the pair more than 3 hours to descend to Earth in a Soyuz MS-03 transporter. During his time on the ISS, Pesquet participated in several Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) school contacts.

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