ARISS School Contact 23 March 2023, 18:22 UTC, telebridge via ON4ISS

Astronaut Warren “Woody” Hoburg (credits: NASA)

An educational radio contact is planned with Lana’i High and Elementary School, Lana’i City, HI, telebridge via ON4ISS ARISS amateur radio telebridge groundstation in Belgium, Europe.

The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be OR4ISS and the scheduled crewmember is Warren Hoburg KB3HTZ.

Contact is go for: Thursday 23 March 2023, 18:22:52 UTC, 76 deg. Downlink signals from ISS  will be audible over parts of Europe within the ISS footprint on 145.800 MHz narrowband FM; contact will be in English.  RX only! (Credit: AMSAT.)

Watch for Livestream at the ARISS YouTube channel

Proposed questions generated by the Lana’i High and Elementary School students:

1. How do astronauts celebrate their birthdays?

2. How long does it take to repair stuff in space?

3. What is your suit made out of?

4. What is one of the most exciting discoveries you have made?

5. What type of work is the ISS currently doing?

6. How do the suits produce air?

7. Are all the disadvantages such as working out so much, missing your family, and eating that crazy food worth being up in space that long?

8. What are the ISS walls made out of?

9. What kind of experiments do you perform on the outside platform?

10. What are some of the effects that happen to your body once you arrive on Earth from space?

11. How do you store air in the ISS?

12. Do you miss anyone?

13. Do you notice the days/time passing by?

14. How long does it take to get to space?

15. How long do astronauts usually stay in space?

16. What was one major event that caused difficulty in space?

17. What would happen if an asteroid hit the space station?

18. What is the most difficult part of putting on your suit?

19. How does earth look from the ISS? 20. What have you learned from being in space?

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