ARISS School Contact 27 March 2023, 15:09 UTC, direct via EA1FBG

An educational radio contact is planned with “Valle de Camargo” High School, Revilla de Camargo, Spain, direct via EA1FBG. The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be OR4ISS and the scheduled crewmember is Steve Bowen KI5BKB. The ARISS mentor is IKØUSO Marcelo.

Contact is go for: Monday 27 March 2023, 15:09:00 UTC, 36 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.)

Proposed questions generated by the “Valle de Camargo” High School students:

1. Did you want to be an astronaut when you were a child?

2. Did you have to perform very demanding physical tests to be an astronaut?

3. What studies have you done to become an astronaut?

4. Can you communicate with your family frequently?

5. How long do you usually stay on the ISS?

6. Is it possible to dance in space?

7. How do you spend your free time on the ISS?

8. What are the effects on health of living in space?

9. What would be the consequences of a possible conflict between the participating nations on the ISS?

10. How often do you receive supplies from Earth?

11. What are your greatest fears living on the ISS?

12. Is it easy to lose track of time living through continuous sunrises and sunsets?

13. What do you do if a crew member becomes ill?

14. What are the main problems of living together on the ISS?

15. What is the most interesting experiment you are working on?

16. What is the most impressive atmospheric phenomenon you have seen?

17. How do you feel when you remember that there is nothing around the ISS?

18. Do you frequently do spacewalks outside the ISS? How does it feel like?

19. Would it be possible for a disabled person to travel to space?

20. Could you explain the feeling of living without gravity?

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