ARISS School Contact 11 May 2024, 8:42 UTC, telebridge via K6DUE

NASA Astronaut Matthew Dominick KCØTOR

An educational radio contact is planned with Eric Knows CIC, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, telebridge via K6DUE ARISS Telebridge Station K6DUE in Greenbelt, Maryland.

The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be NA1SS and the scheduled crewmember is Matthew Dominick KCØTOR; the ARISS mentor is MØXTD. Contact is go for: Sat 11 May 2024, 08:42:32 UTC, 48 deg. Downlink signals from ISS will be audible above Maryland, USA, and nearby areas on 145.800 MHz narrowband FM. RX only! (Credit: AMSAT.)

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Proposed questions generated by the Eric Knows CIC students:

1. Who/what inspired you to become an astronaut?

2. What do you think is the strangest thing about being in space?

3. I have autism and ADHD. How will this affect my chances of getting into the space program?

4. What do thunder and lightning storms look like from space?

5. What meal are you most looking forward to eating when you return to earth?

6. What material does your space suit and helmet contain and why?

7. What activities do you do to relax in space?

8. How much oxygen does an oxygen tank hold?

9. How much gravity is on the space station?

10. What is your favourite thing about being an astronaut and in space?

11. Can you see the constellations from space ,and if so which is your favourite?

12. What does it feel like when you get back down on earth?

13. If you could go anywhere in the universe, where would it be and why?

14. How do you get into bed in space? Do you get a good nights sleep?

15. How long do you have to be away from your family and can you speak to them?

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