ARISS School Contact 28 Oct 2019 18:57 UTC, direct via KN6CHS

Astronaut Luca Parmitano

Mon 2019-10-28 18:57:35 UTC 70 deg
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An ARISS educational radio contact is planned with Young Scientists Program at USC and Vermont Elementary School, Los Angeles, CA, direct via KN6CHS.

The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be NA1SS and the scheduled astronaut is Luca Parmitano KF5KDP. Contact is go for: Mon 28 Oct 2019, 18:57:35 UTC 70 deg; downlink signals from ISS will be audible above California, USA, and nearby areas on 145.800 MHz narrowband FM; contact will be in English. RX only! Credit: AMSAT.

Proposed questions generated by the Young Scientists Program at USC and Vermont Elementary School students:

1. How long does it take to get back to Earth?

2. What encouraged you to be a scientist?

3. How does it feel to be in space?

4. What do you do in space when there’s danger?

5. Do you celebrate any holidays up in space?

6. What did you study when you were growing up?

7. What do you need to be worried or alert about when on a spaceship?

8. What are the most important jobs in the space station?

9. Do the astronauts at the ISS get older faster or slower, or is aging the same?

10. How do you communicate with your family, and do you ever miss them?

11. How do you sleep, and in what do you sleep?

12. When you were young, did you want to be an astronaut?

13. How did you become an astronaut?

14. What do you do when you take a break in space?

15. Can you do your work in space without your work floating away?

16. Who would you thank for helping you to accomplish your dreams?

17. How do you get ready to go into space?

18. How is it that you guys get your food supply?

19. Is it dangerous to flip upside down after you are finished eating?

20. How did you feel saying goodbye to your family and boarding the space station?


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