ARISS School Contact 7 Feb 2024, 14:24 UTC, direct via K4RGK

Astroanut Jasmin Moghbeli (@astrojaws, Instagram)

An educational radio contact is planned with Lilburn Elementary School, Lilburn, GA, direct via K4RGK. The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be NA1SS and he scheduled crewmember is Jasmin Moghbeli KI5WSL; he ARISS mentor is K4RGK.

Contact is go for: Wednesday 7 February 2024, 14:24:10 UTC, 57 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 Lilburn Elementary School students:

1. Our teachers help us focus not just on academics, but on emotional health as well. I would like to know, how are YOU doing?

2. What is the grossest thing about living in space?

3. Our school has many gardens that students help take care of. What kinds of plants are you growing on the ISS?

4. Have you ever had a big emergency in Space? If so, what was the situation?

5. What’s it like working with astronauts from other countries?

6. How long and how often do you have to wear the space suit and do you get tired of it?

7. Have you read the Dog Man Books? If not, what kinds of books do you enjoy reading most?

8. What is something that surprised you that you didn’t expect about living in space?

9. What is your favorite hobby that is not space related?

10. What is the most important thing you have to do on the ISS when you wake up?

11. What are you looking forward to the most when you return to Earth?

12. How do you entertain yourself on the ISS?

13. How did your family react to the news that you would be going to the ISS?

14. Can you plant a flower in your area, or how do you personalize your area while you are living on the ISS to bring you joy?

15. Besides astronaut training with your space agency, how did you personally prepare for your journey to the ISS?

16. Can you see weather systems on Earth from space and if so, what have you observed?

17. How would kinetic sand behave in space?

18. What character traits do you think make a great astronaut?

19. What do you get tired of while being in space? 20. What is a typical day like on the ISS?

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