ARISS School Contact 10 August 2022, 16:11 UTC, direct via K2ZRO

Kopernic observatory antennas. (Picture:QRZ)

An educational radio contact is planned with Kopernik Observatory & Science Center (KOSC), Vestal, N.Y., direct via K2ZRO.

The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be NA1SS and the scheduled crewmember is Bob Hines KI5RQT.

Contact is go for: Wednesday 10 August 2022, 16:11:14 UTC, 31 deg. Downlink downlink signals from ISS will be audible above interested area on 145.800 MHz narrowband FM ; the conversation will be in English. RX only! Credit: AMSAT.

Proposed questions generated by the Kopernik Observatory & Science Center students: 

1. What was going through your mind going from earth to space?

2. How do you stay in touch with your family so they know you’re ok?

3. How does a magnet act in space?

4. What do you do for fun activities?

5. After a long journey in space, how long did it take for you to learn how to walk again?

6. What does the Earth look like from the space station?

7. Who is your role model?

8. What was your favorite moment in space

9. How do you prevent sickness in space and if you get sick, how is it treated?

10. What kind of experiments do you perform on the International Space Station and how would these experiments be different in gravity?

11. What does it feel like to be weightless?

12. What is the coolest/craziest thing you have seen from up there?

13. Can you see the aurora from the ISS and take pictures of it?

14. Do astronauts play music instruments in the space station?

15. What is your favorite part of being in the ISS?

16. I read that water and oxygen is recycled on the ISS. How much total water and oxygen is needed per astronaut in space?

17. How can I be an astronaut like you?

18. What is the most challenging thing about leaving your family for space?

19. What special exercises do they have to do to stay healthy in space?

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