An ARISS educational radio contact is planned with Peninsula Grammar, Melbourne, Australia, telebridge via VK4KHZ . Nick Hague KG5TMV. Contact is go for: Thu 2019-06-13 11:10:52 UTC 79 deg; downlink signals from ISS will be audible above parts of Australia on 145.800 MHz narrowband FM; contact will be in English. RX only! Credit: AMSAT
Proposed questions generated by the Peninsula Grammar students:
1. Although you are in quarantine before going to space, if someone was to get sick or injured in space, is there always a qualified first aid person when it happens?
2. How long will it take to recover and will you miss the space station when you come down?
3. What is your favourite thing to do in space?
4. What was your first thought during lift off when you travelled to the space station?
5. What kind of science experiments are you doing?
6. Why did you choose to be an astronaut?
7. How do you use the Internet on board the space station?
8. When you were first selected to go to the ISS in 2013, were you thinking about how much your research might affect the future on Earth and did that help you cope with leaving your family behind, getting into a space craft with people you don’t really know and possibly risking your life?
9. What training did you do to become an astronaut?
10. Have you ever had a major issue with any of the technology on board the space station?
11. What is currently being done to try to help your life in space become easier?
12. How has your understanding of the universe changed now that you have seen it from space?
13. What do you miss most about Earth?
14. Can you have baths or showers in space?
15. Did the air force help you with what you are doing in space now?