ARISS School Contact 25 August 2023, 9:11 UTC telebridge via IK1SLD

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An educational radio contact is planned with Australian Air League – South Australia Group, Salisbury, South Australia, Australia, telebridge via IK1SLD ARISS Telebridge & HamTV Ground Station, located in Casale Monferrato (AL), Italy.

The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be OR4ISS and the scheduled crewmember is Warren Hoburg KB3HTZ, the ARISS mentor is VK4KHZ.  Contact is go for: Friday 25 August 2023, 09:11:46 UTC, 51 deg.  Downlink signals from ISS will be audible above parts of Europe 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 Australian Air League – South Australia Group students:

1. What can you see in space from the ISS that you can’t see from earth?

2. How often do cargo missions launch to the ISS?

3. Can you have ice cream in space?

4. How many astronauts go in one rocket trip to the ISS?

5. Is it possible to light a match?

6. How long have you been in space so far?

7. How do you as an astronaut stay fit in space?

8. How long do you spend in space?

9. What do you like most in space?

10. What do you miss the most on Earth when you are in space?

11. How do you get water in space?

12. What is the longest time anyone has spent in space at once?

13. When is the next major upgrade to the ISS?

14. Have you got any animals on the ISS currently?

15. Do you still feel hungry when you travel in space?

16. What games do you play in your free time?

17. When do you go to sleep?

18. How long do people usually stay up in the ISS at a time?

19. What does the take off feel like and does it make you feel sick?

20. What do you eat?

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