ARISS SCHOOL CONTACT 7 April 2022, 17:07 UTC, direct via K4UAH

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An educational radio contact is planned with Space Hardware Club, Huntsville, Alabama, direct via K4UAH.

The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be NA1SS and the scheduled crewmember is Thomas Marshburn KE5HOC. Contact is go for: Thursday 7 April 2022, 17:07:39 UTC, 36 deg. downlink signals from ISS will be audible over interested areas on 145.800 MHz narrowband FM, RX only! (Credit: AMSAT.)

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Proposed questions generated by the Space Hardware Club students:

1. How hard was it to adjust your regular activities so you can survive with zero gravity?

2. When you heard you were going to the ISS were you terrified? Because I know I would be.

3. What made you want to go to space? Who inspired you?

4. Is it hard to communicate with astronauts from other countries?

5. What do you think is the most interesting thing you do on the ISS?

6. How well does life (plants, bacteria, fungi) grow in space compared to Earth?

7. What do you believe is in the future of space exploration and is it promising or not?

8. Is there a type of food you are just absolutely sick of eating because you’ve had it so much?

9. What do you do for fun to pass the time when you aren’t doing experiments?

10. When you go into space do you see everything like planets, asteroids or the Milky Way?

11. What shocked you the most when you got to space?

12. What is the hardest challenge you have faced while living in space?

13. What was your training like before you got to space and your favorite/least favorite part?

14. Do you hydrofarm? If not, could you start one?

15. Do you enjoy it when people from other countries join the ISS?

16. What belongings can you bring up to space with you?

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