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Caching in Space!
Thursday, November 7, 2013
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Did you Know there is a Geocache
on the International Space Station (ISS)?
To see the ISS Cache page click on GC1BE91
Astronaut Rick Mastracchio will deliver a Travel Bug®
to the International Space Station. Mastracchio will be
using the Travel Bug as an educational tool
to help teach students around the world about
geography and provide other educational lessons.
The mission is currently scheduled to launch from
Kazakhstan at 4:08 GMT on November 7.
For more info on Caching in space Click on the Caching in Space patch below
Every geocacher who attends a Geocaching Event on
November 6 or 7, 2013 will be
awarded a “Geocaching in Space” souvenir.
A meet and greet to discuss geocaching, share stories, trade and discover trackables.
Hopefully watch a recording of Astronaut Rick Mastracchio launch from Kazakhstan to the ISS!
YMCA of the Northwoods
2003 Winnebago St.
Rhinelander (follow the coords)
Thursday November 7th, 2013
6 to 6:45 pm - Sign Log Book
6 to 6:45 pm - Play Friendship Bingo
6 to 6:45 pm - Share Stories and Trade and Discover Trackables
6:45 pm - Group Picture
6:50 pm - Draw for Bingo and Door Prizes
7 pm - Everyone goes on there way!
I'm hoping to have a recording of the Blast Off to show during the event, The blast off is scheduled for 10:08 pm November 6th Our Time but is subject to change. If you want to follow the Geocaching in Space Blog click on the Related Web Page!
For information on the Travel Bug
that will be going to space Click on TB5JJN1
The Name ot the Trackable is really long,
"International Space Station Travel Bug II
by the 5th Grade Class of Chase Elementary School-Waterbury, CT"
Here is a link to the NASA site, click on the NASA LOGO below
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Last Updated: on 2/4/2017 3:24:07 AM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (11:24 AM GMT)
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum