ARISS School Contact 17 November 2023, 17:06 UTC, telebridge via IK1SLD


Astronaut Andreas Mogensen is pictured with a new exercise cycle – NASA

An educational radio contact is planned with New Heights School & Learning Services, Calgary, AB, Canada, 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 Commander Andreas Mogensen KG5GCZ; the ARISS mentor is VE6JBJ.

Contact is go for: Friday 17 November 2023, 17:06:45 UTC, 24 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 New Heights School & Learning Services students:

1. What was it like exiting Earth and boarding the ISS?

2. How do you sleep?

3. What is the scariest thing that has happened in space?

4. When was the last time you were on Earth?

5. What kind of food do you eat in space?

6. What kind of experiments do you perform?

7. What is the strangest thing you have seen in space?

8. How do you go outside of the ISS without floating away?

9. How much power does the ISS use every day?

10. What is the longest spacewalk you have done?

11. Has any space junk threatened the structural state of the ISS?

12. How do you dispose of garbage on the ISS?

13. Do you exercise?

14. How old do you have to be to go to space?

15. Can you watch videos or play online games on the ISS, or can you only enjoy board games while on board?

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