ARISS School Contact 24 Aug 2022, 17:42 UTC, direct via N4FR

Astronaut Kjell Lindgren (Twitter)

An educational radio contact is planned with Hospital School Program in partnership with Seacrest Studios at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN., direct via N4FR.

The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be NA1SS and the scheduled crewmember is Kjell Lindgren KO5MOS. Contact is go for: Wednesday 24 August 2022, 17:42:54 UTC 27 deg.; downlink downlink signals from ISS will be audible above Tennessee and  area within the ISS footprint on 145.800 MHz narrowband FM ; the conversation will be in English. RX only! Credit: AMSAT.

Proposed questions generated by the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital students:

1. How does being away from your family for long periods of time affect you while you’re in space?

2. How much do you talk to your family?

3. Can your family and friends send care packages or food?

4. What happens if you get sick in space?

5. Since I have cystic fibrosis, would being on a space station affect my lungs?

6. Has anything happened that you felt might be caused by aliens?

7. What does it feel like when you launch into space?

8. How does it feel to re-enter the atmosphere, and does it affect you at all?

9. Can you see a storm (hurricane) develop in space?

10. What do the stars look like being unhindered by the atmosphere?

11. Is time in space different than time here on Earth (days and nights)?

12. How many days does it take to make it to space from earth?

13. What is it like in space and can I go with you guys?

14. Why is Pluto not considered a planet?

15. How high can you fly in the sky?

16. How is your reception?

17. How do you sleep without floating away?

18. What happens when you run out of food?

19. How long does it take to get to Mars?

20. How big is the rocket in person?

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