*** To be rescheduled *** ARISS School Contact 10 Dec 2019 10:55:14 UTC 53 deg Telebridge via IK1SLD audible from Europe

ARISS IK1SLD Telebridge Ground Station in Casale Monferrato (AL), Italy


*** Contactc will be rescheduled ***

An educational radio contact is planned with Greenwood Primary School, Greenwood, Western Australia, Australia, telebridge via ARISS IK1SLD Telebridge Ground Station.

The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be OR4ISS and the scheduled astronaut is Drew Morgan KI5AAA. Contact is go for: Tuesday 10 December 2019, 10:55:14 UTC 53 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.

Moreover, operations from ground station will be livestreamed on www.ariotti.com starting 15min before AOS.

Proposed questions generated by the Greenwood Primary School students:

1. When you get into space, what time zone do you set your watch to, and how do you know what time to sleep, since you would pass day and night many times when orbiting the earth?

2. What are three personal things from home that you take into space with you?

3. What has been the scariest thing that has happened to you during this mission and why?

4. In the space station, how do you stay physically fit and mentally stable?

5. What is the process for an emergency evacuation and how long would it take to be evacuated from the International Space Station? Has it ever had to be used?

6. How far and how fast does a sneeze propel you in space?

7. How often do you get to speak to your family?

8. Can you grow plants to eat in space and how do you do it? Otherwise what do you eat?

9. What is the best view looking down from space?

10. When you are floating in space what cool moves do you do?

11. Can you see debris going past the space station, and if so, what type of debris do you see?

12. What type of experiments do you do while you are in the space station?

13. Do you use electronics such as phones, ipads or play station… and if so do you have better reception because satellites are in space?

14. What kind of survival skills do you have to be trained in before you go into space?

15. What happens to all your rubbish and waste?

16. Does having no atmosphere affect the way you dream?

17. Is there any chance that a meteor might hit the space station?

18. What has been your biggest sacrifice or mistake?

19. How many different sections are there to the space station?

20. How long do you have to stay in the space station?

21. What do solar eclipses look like in space?

22. How do you wash yourself and your clothes while you are in the Space Station?

23. What do you hope for the future of Space exploration?

24. What is your most interesting planet and why?

25. What do you do on a typical day in Space?

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