Change of date- ARISS School Contact Rowan Preparatoty School

Change of contact date for Rowan Preparatory School:  Contact is go for Option #11: Thursday 2019-06-20 12:48:55 UTC 53 deg.

Contact will be a direct via GB4RPS.
The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be OR4ISS and the scheduled astronaut is Nick Hague KG5TMV.
Contact is go for: Tue 2019-06-18 12:51:20 UTC 80 deg; downlink signals from ISS will be audible above Great Britain and parts of Europe on 145.800 MHz narrowband FM; contact will be in English. RX only! Credit: AMSAT

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Proposed questions generated by the Rowan Preparatory School students:
1. How did the International Space Station get built when it just balances in the air?
2. What are the challenges to growing food in space if astronauts are to stay in space for longer?
3. Does your digestion change because in space there is no gravity so your intestine will float in your body?
4. Of all the experiments that you have done in space, what has given the most surprising result or has been the most exciting?
5. If you spin a ball in the ISS will it keep spinning or will it stop, and if it stops, what stops it?
6. In the future, will it be possible that someone can spend their entire life in space and if so, would their life expectancy change?
7. If you do a handstand in space does your blood go to your head if there is no gravity?
8. Is there anything you could learn about how bacteria and viruses behave in space that could help us defeat infectious bugs around the Earth?
9. NASA have said that they will establish a permanent presence on the moon within the next decade, how will they do this and what is the most exciting benefit for human kind?
10. In all of your time spent on board the ISS, what is the most exciting and extraordinary thing that you have experienced?
11. What new information about space are you hoping to learn?
12. Can you escape from a black hole?
13. We have learnt that astronauts are very busy and work long hours. So when you have free time, what do you do for fun?
14. How do you get rid of rubbish in space?
15. What are you looking forward to the most in nature when you return?
16. Our teachers and parents tell us that having a balanced diet is important. Is your diet closely monitored or do you have freedom to choose what you eat? What is your favourite meal?
17. How do you sleep in space?
18. What kind of dangers might you experience in space?
19. What is the most beautiful thing you can see in space?
20. We have heard that some people don’t believe that the Moon landing took place, what is the best evidence that we have to disprove this theory?

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