ARISS School Contact 20 May 2019-8:39 UTC-telebridge via K6DUE

ARISS Telebridge Ground Station K6DUE team, here represented by three members for all. Picture: courtesy of Dave W8AAS

An ARISS educational radio contact is planned with Curtin Primary School, Canberra, Australia, and will be via ARISS Telebridge Station K6DUE in Greenbelt, Maryland.

The ISS callsign is presently  to be determined; the scheduled astronaut is Nick Hague KG5TMV.
Contact is go for: Mon 2019-05-20 08:39:42 UTC 27 deg; downlink signals from ISS will be audible above Maryland, USA, and nearby areas on 145.800 MHz narrowband FM; contact will be in English. RX only! Credit: AMSAT.

Proposed questions generated by the Curtin Primary School students:
1. Why are you in space? What are you working on?
2. How long have you been on the space station?
3. Do you ever worry about space junk hitting the ISS?
4. Do you go outside the space station?
5. What can you see in space from the ISS?
6. What does space smell like?
7. What is the most needed object in space?
8. Does time change in space?
9. Why does it look slow when the ISS is going so fast?
10. How do you know it is lunchtime when it’s always dark?
11. How do you eat without your food going everywhere?
12. Do you have to take food and water with you to the ISS?
13. What happens if there is an emergency on the ISS?
14. What happens if you get hurt or sick on the ISS?
15. Do you get sick when you come back to Earth?
16. Why did you choose to become an astronaut?
17. How long did it take you to become an astronaut?
18. What was your favourite part of your training for the ISS? Why?
19. What do you do to pass the time in space when you are not working?
20. Do you have fun in space?


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