ARISS School Contact 27 June 20246MJ, 13:38 UTC, telebridge via VK

iss071e006723 (April 10, 2024) — Expedition 70 Flight Engineer and NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps smiles for a portrait abaord the International Space Station’s Columbus laboratory module. She had finished conducting a HAM radio session with Italian students who asked Epps several questions about living and working in space.


An educational radio contact is planned with Complejo Educativo Nuestra Señora de Fátima N° 1139 and N° 8119, Pérez, Argentina, Telebridge via VK6MJ ARISS TELEBRIDGE GROUND STATION in Australia.

The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be NA1SS and the scheduled crewmember is Jeanette Epps KF5QNU, the ARISS mentor is VE6JBJ.

Contact is go for: Thursday 27 JUne 2024, 13:38:07 UTC, 56 deg. Downlink signals from ISS  will be audible over parts of Australia interested by the ISS footprint on 145.800 MHz narrowband FM; contact will be in English.  RX only! (Credit: AMSAT.)

Proposed questions generated by the Complejo Educativo Nuestra Señora de Fátima N° 1139 and N° 8119 students:

1. What can you see through a window that doesn’t face Earth?

2. How do astronauts readapt to living on Earth after returning from space?

3. What happens if an astronaut is left floating in space without anything to hold onto?

4. How do you cut your hair?

5. Are there any smells in space? What does space smell like?

6. What’s the first thing you would like to do when you return to the Earth?

7. What do you do if an astronaut gets sick? Are illnesses different in space?

8. What happens if there is an accident?

9. How does being in space affect sleep?

10. What is the most amazing thing you can do in space?

11. What inspired you to become an astronaut?

12. What’s the most beautiful thing astronauts have seen on the ISS?

13. Does the Sun affect you when you go into space? How?

14. Can astronauts cry in space? Can your tears drop?

15. How do astronauts film outside the ISS?

16. How has being an astronaut affected personal relationships?

17. How does it feel to be in space for 6 months or more?

18. How did you prepare to become an astronaut?

1. Qué ven cuando miran por una Ventana que no da hacia la Terra? 2. Cómo se readaptan a vivir en la Terra cuando vuelven del espacio? 3. Qué sucede si quendan flotando en el spacio sin poder agarrarse a nado? 4. Cómo se cortanel pelo? 5. Hay olores en el espacio? A qué huele el espacio? 6. Quées lo primero que quieren hacer al Volver a la Terra? 7. Qué se hace si un astronauta se enferma? Son disintas las enfermedades en el espacio? 8. Qué pasa si hay un accidente? 9. Cómo afecta al sueño estart en el espacio? 10. Cuál es la cosa más increíble que pueden hacer en el espacio? 11. Qué te inspire a ser astronauta? 12. Qué es lo más lindo que vieron en la ISS? 13. Les afecta el sol cuando salen al espacio? Cómo? 14. Pueden llorar en el espacio? Cómo se comportan las lágrimas? 15. Cómo filman fuera de la ISS? 16. Cómo afectó ser astronauta a tus relaciones personales? 17. Qué se siente estar alejados de la Terra 6

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