ARISS School Contact 11 July 2024, 10:48 UTC, direct via JA9YQJ

An educational radio contact is planned with Houjoudu Elementary School, Imizu, Japan, direct via JA9YQJ. The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be OR4ISS  and the scheduled crewmember is Mike Barratt KD5MIJ; the ARISS mentor is 7M3TJZ.

Contact is go for: Thursday 11 July 2024, 10:48:03 UTC, 83 deg.; downlink signals from ISS  will be audible over areas within the ISS footprint on 145.800 MHz narrowband FM; contact will be in English.  RX only! (Credit: AMSAT.)

Proposed questions generated by the Houjoudu Elementary School students:
1. Can you use mobilephone in the ISS?
2. Have you ever seen an alien?
3. Is it cold or hot in the space?
4. How do you have eating and drinking?
5. How fast the spaceship can fly?
6. How do you feel no gravity?
7. What kind of feeling watching the Earth from space?
8. Aren’t you be scare to go space?
9. What is your favorite space food?
10. What is the first thing you want to do when you return to Earth?
11. What would you do if you got sick or had cavities on a spaceship?
12. Why did you decide to become an astronaut?
13. How much does the space suit weigh?
14. How do you sleep in zero gravity? Would you like to lie down?
15. What are you struggling with or having trouble with while on the space station?

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