ARISS School Contact 3 May 2019 18:32 UTC – Telebridge via LU8YY

Luis LU8YY on the mike and Daniel LU5YBR. Credits: CETRA Argentina

An ARISS educational radio contact is planned with Mildred Hall School, Yellowknife, NT, Canada, and will be in telebridge via LU8YY.
The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be NA1SS and the scheduled astronaut is David St-Jacques KG5FYI
Contact is go for: Fri 2019-05-03 18:32:19 UTC 59 deg; downlink signals from ISS will be audible above Argentina and nearby areas on 145.800 MHz narrowband FM; contact will be in English. RX only! Credit: AMSAT.

Proposed questions generated by the Mildred Hall School students:
1. Why is space travel so important to astronauts and other humans?
2. I saw a picture you took of the northern lights and we have a lot of them over here in Yellowknife. Are you able to fly through the northern lights?
3. How do you see the sun from where you are? Is there a sunrise or sunset? Is it different to how we see it on earth?
4. How long are you there and how long can a person stay in space? Does it affect your body in anyway, causing irreversible consequences?
5. Do you constantly work up there? Do you do anything for fun? If so,what?
6. What is your favorite thing about being in space?
7. What is the most challenging thing about being in space?
8. Does your hair and nails grow at the same rate in space? Is there anything different about the way they grow?
9. If there is an emergency on the space station and you have to escape, is there an emergency pod? If not what happens?
10. What is gravitational time dilation?
11. How do you keep time in space? Are you in a time zone?
12. Do you think humans will ever live on another planet?
13. What were you thinking when you blasted off?
14. What is the strangest thing you have ever seen or experienced in space?
15. Is it as silent as movies show? Why?
16. What do you miss the most while you are there?

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