How to download pictures from the International Space Station

How to get pictures from the International Space Station via amateur radio

The ESA (European Space Station) also offers tutorial videos for how to receive #ISS Slow Scan TV pictures for computers and mobile devices.

You don’t need any expensive equipment, please watch the video.

The link below is to an instructional video intended to teach members of the general public how to receive pictures transmitted over amateur radio by the International Space Station. The content of this video is for educational purposes only.

Please watch this video to start

How to do this on windows o/s can be found here:

You can also listen to a number of radio bands using a USB DVB-T SDR try and get one with an RTL2832U / R820T2 chipset – these can be found for around £10 or if you want to pay a little bit more look at NB you don’t need one of these for the activities in the video above.

ISS infographic copyright esa