ARISS School Contact 29 Apr 2019 11:48 UTC – telebridge via W6SRJ


An ARISS educational radio contact is planned with Observatorio Astronómico de Mallorca (OAM), Costitx (Mallorca-Islas Baleares-España), Spain, telebridge via W6SRJ, Santa Rosa, California.
The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be NA1SS and the scheduled astronaut is Nick Hague KG5TMV .
Contact is go for: Mon 2019-04-29 11:48:40 UTC 36 deg; downlink signals from ISS will be audible above interested areas (parts of USA) on 145.800 MHz narrowband FM; contact will be in English. RX only! Credit: AMSAT.

Proposed questions generated by the OAM students:

1. When did you decide you wanted to be an astronaut and why?
2. Is it uncomfortable to sleep at zero gravity?
3. How did you feel the first time you arrived in space?
4. We have read that the ISS uses gyroscopes. What are they used for?
5. Why is it that from Earth we can see a blue sky and from the ISS you aren’t able to?
6. What do you feel when you wake up every morning and see the world so far away with all its colours and its oceans…?
7. Why do you have to modify the ISS orbit on a regular basis?
8. How do you maintain the facilities on board the ISS?
9. How do you recycle water?
10. What type of food do you eat on the ISS?
11. What’s an astronaut’s daily routine on board the ISS?
12. What impresses you the most about this whole experience?
13. What exercises do you do to maintain a good physical condition?
14. When you are sick, what do you do?
15. What would you like to do that nobody has ever done in space?
16. In your space menu, do you have a favorite dish?
17. What was the most difficult test you had to pass to become an astronaut?
18. Is it hard to adapt to the conditions in outer space?
19. What type of activities can you carry out\do during your free time in space?
20. Does a watch onboard the ISS keep the same time as if it were on Earth?

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