ARISS School Contact 24 October 2022, 17:36 UTC, direct via W4LX

Josh Cassada (Photo: J. Adam Fenster)

An educational radio contact is planned with Canterbury School of Fort Myers, Fort Myers, FL, direct via W4LX.

The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be NA1SS and the scheduled crewmember is Josh Cassada KI5CRH . Contact is go for: Monday 24 October 2022, 17:36:16 UTC, 46 deg. Downlink signals from ISS will be audible over Florida and nearby area within the ISS footprint on 145.800 MHz narrowband FM; the conversation will be in English.  RX only! (Credit: AMSAT.)

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Proposed questions generated by the Canterbury School of Fort Myers students:

1. Can you make cupcakes in space?

2. How do you not get lost in space?

3. Does the sun look different on the ISS?

4. If you could travel to any planet, which one would you go to?

5. What is your favorite meal in space?

6. Are more women astronauts training to go to the moon?

7. What is the most extraordinary thing you have seen in space?

8. How does space debris affect satellites and the ISS?

9. How old were you when you decided that you wanted to go on the International Space Station?

10. Is it hard to get used to Earth’s gravity after spending so much on the ISS?

11. What would you say or show to people who are convinced that space and the ISS is a hoax?

12. What kind of research are you currently working on?

13. Would you be willing to live on the new moon base once it is built?

14. How do you stay motivated while facing rejection?

15. What do you enjoy doing during your free time on the ISS?

16. What went through your head while blasting off from Earth?

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