ARISS School Contact 1 Oct 19:53 UTC audible above parts of USA

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


An educational radio contact is planned with Sonoma County Main Library, Santa Rosa, CA, and will be via ARISS Telebridge Station K6DUE in Greenbelt, Maryland.
The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be NA1SS and the scheduled astronaut is Nick Hague KG5TMV. Contact is go for: Tue 2019-10-01 19:53:13 UTC 82 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 Sonoma County Main Library students:

1. Were you scared the first time you went to space?
2. How long have you wanted to be an astronaut?
3. What was it like riding the rocket into space?
4. What is a typical day like on the ISS like for you?
5. When in zero gravity, do you ever get motion sickness?
6. Do you have a clock keeping time from Earth or do you have your own time in space?
7. What happens if there is a leak in the space station?
8. What are the “dos” and “don’ts” in the space station?
9. Does being in space change you mentally? (If “yes”, in what ways?)
10. Have you seen any major, visible changes on Earth from space?
11. How long have you lived in the ISS?
12. What job did you have before you went into space?
13. Do you worry about meteors or “space junk” hitting the station?
14. How intensely did you train to become an astronaut?
15. What is the strangest thing you have ever seen while in space?
16. Is it scary to see natural disasters from space?
17. What is it like to take a shower in space?
18. Why are you in space right now (what is your mission)?
19. Does time move more slowly in space?
20. What is the coolest thing you have seen or done on the ISS yet?
21. What should a student do if they want to become an astronaut?
22. What happens if someone in the ISS gets sick or needs an operation?
23. What do you eat if you want a snack between meals?
24. What is the most interesting experiment you are working on?24) What is the most interesting experiment you are working on?

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