Upcoming ARISS school contact!
An ARISS educational radio contact is planned with Shinoda Elementary School, Izumi City, Japan, direct via 8N3SD.
The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be NA1SS and
the scheduled astronaut is Ricky Arnold KE5DAU.
Contact is a go for: Mon 2018-07-23 at 09:47:14 UTC 43 deg;
downlink signals from ISS will be audible over Japan and adjacent areas, on 145.800 MHz narrowband FM. The contact is expected to be conducted in english and the duration will be approximately 9 minutes and 30 seconds. Credit: AMSAT. Any informations about this radio contact are welcome!
Here are the proposed questions generated by the Shinoda Elementary School students:
1. Why did you want to become an astronaut?
2. How many languages do you need to know to become an astronaut?
3. What was the last thing you thought about before getting on the rocket?
4. Why do you change 3 members at a time?
5. What country has the same time as the space station?
6. Is it tiring living in zero gravity?
7. Do you sleep well in space?
8. In space do you feel hot or cold?
9. What do you do if you have a cold or a fever on the space station?
10. What do you do if you get injured on the space station?
11. How do you drink liquids in space?
12. When you are eating, what do you do when your food starts floating away?
13. What is the fastest way to move in space?
14. Are there any dangers living in the space station?
15. Have you ever seen an alien or a UFO?
16. What is your favorite planet?
17. Have you ever seen a black hole?
18. Because there is no gravity in space, do you get dizzy when you walk around?
19. Who is the first person you want to see when you come back to earth?