An educational radio contact is planned with King Island District High School, Currie, TAS, Australia https://www.kingislanddistricthigh.education.tas.edu.au/, via IK1SLD ARISS Telebridge Ground Station, located in northern Italy.
The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be OR4ISS and the scheduled astronaut is David St-Jacques KG5FYI.
Contact is go for: Wed 2019-06-19 08:49:20 UTC 58 deg; downlink signals from ISS will be audible above Europe on 145.800 MHz narrowband FM; contact will be in English. RX only! Credit: AMSAT.
Watch for livestream from grouns station on www.ariotti.com starting about 15 min before AOS.
Proposed questions generated by the King Island District High School students:
1. Why did you become an astronaut?
2. What training do you need to be an astronaut to go to space and where did you do your training?
3. What sort of food do you eat and how do you determine your meal times in space?
4. What do you do in your spare time so you don’t get bored while in space?
5. Does it get lonely in space?
6. How do you exercise in space?
7. How old is the International Space Station and do parts wear out in space like they do on earth?
8. What is your job on the ISS and how do you do it?
9. What are space worms and why are they so important in space?
10. How long does it take to orbit the earth?
11. Have you researched the black hole and if so, how big is it?
12. What kind of research do you do?
13. Do you have any advice for any of our students wishing to follow in your career path?