Why do astronauts...

Discussion in 'Ham Radio Life' started by G0VQY, Sep 23, 2021.

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  1. K0UO

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    WA5LZ is my cousin
    And knew W5LFL/sk and his son Richard Garriott who is also an astronaut
    And ham
    It's not surprising that Richard Garriott followed his father's example with a 2008 flight to the space station as a private astronaut. During his free time on the 12-day mission, the younger Garriott made contact with so many hams on the ground — including his father — that the two pieces of paper he brought to record contacts filled up during his first day on the radio

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    and I have all 3 in my log from space.
     
    Last edited: Sep 25, 2021
  2. KA2CZU

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    No, more likely “moon pies”
     
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