ARISS School Contact 6 October 2023, 13:11 UTC, direct via EI1ISS

An educational radio contact is planned withTechnological University Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, direct via EI1ISS. The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be OR4ISS and the scheduled crewmember is Jasmin Moghbeli KI5WSL ; the ARISS mentor is EI8BP.

Contact is go for: Friday 6 October 2023, 13:11:32 UTC,  49 deg.; downlink signals from ISS will be audible on 145.800 narrowband FM over areas within the ISS footprint. RX only! (Credits: AMSAT)

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Proposed questions generated by the Technological University Dublin students:

1. How long does it take to train to become an astronaut?

2. How does it feel to take off into space?

3. How do you contact your family?

4. Does the International Space Station break down often?

5. Do you feel stress or anxiety when you are in outer space?

6. How do you know when it is morning and night time?

7. Do you dream differently in space?

8. How does returning from space affect your body?

9. How do you get a haircut in space?

10. What skills do you need to go into space?

11. How do you keep your food fresh?

12. What happens if you hurt yourself, does your blood float?

13. What is the scariest part of being an astronaut?

14. Could you bring your pet with you to the Space Station?

15. Is it difficult to wear your space suit?

16. What made you want to become an astronaut?

17. What is, in your opinion, the best and worst food on the space station?

18. What do you do in your free time?

19. During launch, where does the first stage end up? 20. What happens if you break wind while in the space station?

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