ARISS School Contact 24 Oct 2023, 16:14 UTC, direct via K4RGK

An educational radio contact is planend with A. L. Burruss Elementary School, Marietta, GA, direct via K4RGK.

The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be NA1SS and the scheduled crewmember is Jasmin Moghbeli KI5WSL; the ARISS mentor is K4RGK.

Contact is go for: Tuesday 24 October 2023, 16:14:50 UTC, 74 deg.; downlink signals from ISS will be audible above 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 A. L. Burruss Elementary School students:

1. How do you brush your teeth and take showers in space?

2. How do you stay in touch with your family?

3. Do you have internet or TV in space so that you can contact people, find out the news, or watch live sports?

4. Can you see the solar system?

5. Did you see anything during the recent solar eclipse? Could you tell it was happening?

6. Why did you decide to go into space and how did you get selected for the ISS? Did you dream of it when you were a kid?

7. What do you do all day? Do you have free time and what do you do for entertainment or for exercise?

8. How do you drink water if there is no gravity?

9. How do you get more food or supplies when you run out?

10. Is the food good and what is your favorite meal?

11. How do you know if it is day or night?

12. How do you get to and from the ISS? How long does it take? What is that travel like?

13. What did you think when Astronaut Frank Rubio and the cosmonauts had to stay there when the Soyuz MS22 was damaged? Did it cause problems to have extra people there?

14. Can you catch germs in space and what happens if someone gets sick up there?

15. How do you sleep in zero gravity? Do you lie down or stand up or just float?

16. Do you go outside of the space station and if you do how do you stay connected?

17. What do you see from up there and what is your favorite thing to see?

18. What is the first thing you will do when you get back home?

19. Do you have to do any math?

20. Is it scary up there?


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