[amsat-bb] [sarex] Upcoming ARISS contact with Sekolah Kebangsaan Taman Tun Dr Ismail (1), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Sion Chow Q. C. (9W2QC) 9w2qc at 9w2qc.net
Fri Oct 9 06:36:22 UTC 2015


Dear All,

The live video feed for this contact can be seen at:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCMo_BkXOaI

Thank you.

73,
Sion Chow Q. C.,
9M2CQC, WQ2C /YB9, 9V1QC, JG1XHM,
ex: 9W2QC, AB3IO, WQ2C /HL1

Quoting n4csitwo--- via SAREX <sarex at amsat.org>:

> An International Space Station school contact has been planned with  
> participants at Sekolah Kebangsaan Taman Tun Dr Ismail (1), Kuala  
> Lumpur, Malaysia on 09 Oct. The event is scheduled to begin at  
> approximately 08:00 UTC. It is recommended that you start listening  
> approximately 10 minutes before this time.The duration of the  
> contact is approximately 9 minutes and 30 seconds. The contact will  
> be direct between OR4ISS and 9M2RPN. The contact should be audible  
> over Malaysia and adjacent areas. Interested parties are invited to  
> listen in on the 145.80 MHz downlink. The contact is expected to be  
> conducted in English.
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> Our first ARISS contact was made in 2007 when, Malaysia's first  
> Astronaut Shiekh Muzapher went on board ISS.  We made 5 direct  
> contacts when, some 80 school children to talked to him and asked  
> questions.  Since then it has become highly sought after yearly  
> event which is tied up with the Prime Minister's Space Challenge  
> Trophy.  This year 2015 we would be making our 8th yearly contact.   
> Since the schools do not have ground stations, they make use of  
> Satellite Ground Station at National Planetarium established in 1995  
> under the call sign of 9M2RPN. The schools are the nurseries to  
> produce future astronauts and space scientists.  The forthcoming  
> contact in October, 2013 provides the hands on experience and the  
> seeding operation for tomorrow's space scientists.
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> 1. How far you have to go to escape gravity?
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> 2. What is the escape velocity to reach ISS?
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> 3. When you have achieved orbit what is the first thing that you do?
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> 4. Is it hard to eat in space?
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> 5. How does it feel to float in space?
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> 6. How does one get treated in case of sudden sickness in space?
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> 7. If there is air leak in ISS what emergency action would be taken?
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> 8. Can you weigh yourself in weightlessness?
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> 9. Do you sweat in space?
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> 10. Can you grow seeds in space?
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> 11. Can you see other satellites from the ISS?
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> 12. What time zone do you observe in space?
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> 13. How many sunrises and sunsets you see in space?
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> 14. How often you get to speak to your families in space?
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> 15. How is garbage disposed in space?
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> 16. How do astronauts train for launch, orbit and reentry?
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> 17. How would a candle burn in space?
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> 18. Can you blow your nose in space?
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> 19. If you sneeze in space do you float backwards?
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> 20. Can you see stars in daytime when you are in space?
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> PLEASE CHECK THE FOLLOWING FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ARISS UPDATES:
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>       Visit ARISS on Facebook. We can be found at Amateur Radio on the
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>       International Space Station (ARISS).
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>       To receive our Twitter updates, follow @ARISS_status
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> Next planned event(s):
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>       1. Bay View Elementary School, Burlington, WA,  telebridge via IK1SLD
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>          The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be  OR4ISS
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>          The scheduled astronaut is Kjell Lindgren KO5MOS
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>          Contact is a go  for: Wed Oct. 24, 2015 19:41:44 UTC
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> ARISS is an international educational outreach program partnering  
> the volunteer support and leadership from AMSAT and IARU societies  
> around the world with the ISS space agencies partners: NASA, Russian  
> Space Agency, ESA, CNES, JAXA, and CSA.
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> ARISS offers an opportunity for students to experience the  
> excitement of Amateur Radio by talking directly with crewmembers  
> on-board the International Space Station. Teachers, parents and  
> communities see, first hand, how Amateur Radio and crewmembers on  
> ISS can energize youngsters' interest in science, technology, and  
> learning. Further information on the ARISS program is available on  
> the website http://www.ariss.org/
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> Thank you & 73,
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> David - AA4KN
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