ARISS School Contact 22 Jan 2020, 17:21 UTC telebridge via IK1SLD audible above Europe

IK1SLD ARISS Telebridge antennas


An educational radio contact is planned with Ontario Science Centre, Toronto, Canada via telebridge IK1SLD Ground Station located in Casale Monferrato (AL), Italy.

The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be OR4ISS  and the scheduled astronaut is Luca Parmitano KF5KDP.

Contact is go for: Wed 2020-01-22 17:21:36 UTC 32 deg; downlink signals from ISS will be audible above parts of Europe on 145.800 MHz narrowband FM; contact will be in English. RX only! Credit: AMSAT.

Watch for livestream starting 15 min before AOS

Proposed questions generated by Ontario Science Centre students:

1. What do you miss most about your usual life?

2. Did you have an opinion about extra-terrestrial life before being on the ISS; has being on the ISS changed your views? What games do play in the space station?

3. Do you miss being able to go out for a walk whenever you want?

4. What personal item did you bring with you and why?

5. Have you seen space junk? How bad is the problem?

6. Being a mature woman, I have done a lot of cleaning. Has seeing Earth from near-space given you any thoughts on modifying existing technology, say attachments to airplanes, to help with excess greenhouse gas cleanup?

7. What are your three favourite things about being on the space station?

8. What does space look like from the International Space Station?

9. What are your three favourite things about being on the space station?

10. Did you always want to be an astronaut? What did your parents think?

11. Can you play your favourite music on the space station?

12. What is your favourite view of Earth from the space station?

13. Does food taste different on the space station?

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