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ANS-119 AMSAT News Service Special Bulletin

AMSAT News Service Bulletin 119.01
DATE April 29, 2021
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ARISS-USA Volunteer Search

Amateur Radio on the International Space Station, Inc. (ARISS-USA) is seeking volunteers to support our mission:  
To provide and operate Amateur Radio systems on International Space Station (ISS) and elsewhere to inspire, educate, and engage youth and communities in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) and to support ISS backup communications.  ARISS-USA, is a 501 (c) (3) charitable, educational and scientific non-profit that was recently incorporated in the state of Maryland in the USA.  

We are seeking volunteers with a can-do, collaborative attitude who can work effectively as part of a team to support a variety of functions and roles.  We have volunteer openings in several senior leadership roles, including:

Associate Director
Director of Business Development
Director of Volunteer Resources
Director of Public Engagement
Director of Engineering

We also have openings for volunteers who would support functions within the above teams as well as openings within the ARISS-USA Operations, Engineering and Education teams.  

Descriptions of each of these roles are given in Article 8.6 of the ARISS-USA bylaws that can be referenced at:

Candidates accepted into senior leadership positions will be required to first serve in a six-month probationary period.  All candidates for senior leadership positions must be U.S. citizens.  

If you are interested in making a difference as an ARISS-USA team member, please send your resume or CV to candidates at  Include a cover letter that explains what position you are interested in supporting.

We thank everyone for your interest and support to ARISS!

Ad Astra!  (To the Stars!)

Frank H. Bauer, KA3HDO
ARISS-USA Executive Director

ARISS-USA is an Equal Opportunity Organization and will not discriminate on the basis of gender identity, age, race, color, national origin, religion, physical handicap, disability or any other legally protected status

For more information about ARISS, see

[ANS thanks ARISS-USA for the above information]


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This week's ANS Contributing Editor,

Paul Stoetzer, N8HM
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