ARISS School Contact 1 Feb 2024, 17:34 UTC, direct via N4CTE

Astronaut Jasmin Moghbeli KI5WSL

An educational radio contact is planned with Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering, Huntsville, AL, direct via N4CTE.

The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be NA1SS and the scheduled crewmember is Jasmin Moghbeli KI5WSL; the ARISS mentor is W4NTR.

Contact is go for: Thursday 1 February 2024, 17:34:50 UTC, 52 deg. Downlink signals from ISS will be audible above areas within the ISS footprint on 145.800 MHz narrowband FM, RX only! (Credit: AMSAT.)

Proposed questions generated by the Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering students:

1. What do you and the others up there do for fun?

2. Are you worried about cyber vulnerabilities on the space station, and if you are, what plans are in place to counteract them?

3. How is the station protected from micro debris?

4. How if at all has 3D printing been used lately on the station?

5. What sparked your interest in becoming an astronaut and how old were you when you figured it out?

6. Did you go to college and pick a major with the intention of being an astronaut?

7. Have you ever broken anything on the ISS?

8. How is the ISS actually maneuvered?

9. What was your scariest experience as an astronaut?

10. Do you face any unique physiological changes after spending a lot of time in space?

11. What software tools like Excel and Matlab do you use?

12. What mental health support do you have on the station?

13. If you were to start over would you still choose to be an astronaut and if not what would you choose instead?

14. What kind of exercise do you do in space to stay fit?

15. What experiments or research projects are you currently working on in the unique microgravity environment of the space station?

16. Is solar power the only form of energy on the station?

17. What should I do if I want to become an astronaut?

18. If there is an emergency on the station what do you do first?

19. How do you manage daily activities like eating, sleeping, and exercising in the confined space of the space station, and how does it differ from life on Earth?

20. What does the ISS smell like?

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