ARISS School Contact 5 Dec 2023, 15:19 UTC, direct via N7GZT

NASA astronaut Jasmin Moghbeli inside the Unity module Credits: NASA Johnson

An educational radio contact is planned with Orangeburg Christian Academy, Orangeburg, SC, direct via N7GZT. The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be NA1SS and the scheduled crewmember is Jasmin Moghbeli KI5WSL; the ARISS mentor is KD8COJ.

Contact is go for: Tuesday 5 December 2023, 15:19:30 UTC, 44 deg. Downlink signals from ISS will be audible above areas within the ISS footprint on 145.800 MHz narrowband FM; RX only! Credit: AMSAT.

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Proposed questions generated by the Orangeburg Christian Academy students:

1. How do you talk to your family from space?

2. How do you stay safe?

3. What do you drink in space?

4. What does it feel like to be in space?

5. Does food taste and smell different?

6. Can you see eclipses from space?

7. Can you go outside the ISS?

8. What is the hardest training you have to do?

9. What was it like to experience zero gravity for the first time?

10. What do you do if someone has a serious medical emergency?

11. Are astronauts able to shower?

12. Do you ever get homesick?

13. Do you ever have to make repairs?

14. Why did you choose to become an astronaut?

15. What do astronauts do in their free time?

16. What happens if someone cries in space?

17. Are there any animals on the ISS?

18. How do you get a haircut?

19. Did you bring a phone to the space station?

20. What does the sunset look like from space?

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