[amsat-bb] Upcoming ARISS contact with Dearborn Public Schools, Dearborn, Michigan

n4csitwo at bellsouth.net n4csitwo at bellsouth.net
Mon Oct 26 02:47:40 UTC 2015

An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at Dearborn Public Schools, Dearborn, Michigan on 27 Oct. The event is scheduled to begin at approximately 16:01 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 NA1SS and K8UTT. The contact should be audible the eastern U.S, 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.



School Story not available at this time



Participants will ask as many of the following questions as time allows:


1.  How do you brush your teeth?

2.  What do you do if you get ill or hurt?

3.  What is the official language on board the International Space Station?

4.  How would you describe the feeling of being in space?

5.  What do you eat in space?

6.  Do you see the earth, sun, and moon rotate?

7.  What was it like when the Super Moon Lunar Eclipse came into your view?

8.  What is your most recent, successful experiment you have done at the 

    International Space Station?

9.  How do you sleep when there's no gravity holding you to a bed?

10.  How do you stay fit in space?

11.  When you were about to take off, how did you feel?

12.  Do you have any side effects when you return to earth?

13.  How do astronauts cope with the psychological stress of being away from 

     their families and friends for a long time?

14.  How does our digestive system work in space with no gravity? How does 

     the food go down the throat and stomach?

15.  How long can an astronaut stay in space before having to come back to 


16.  Is there a way that the space rocket ships could reduce the amount of 

     energy they use?

17.  How does not having a normal day/night cycle affect your sleeping and 

     waking hours?

18.  Why do you lose bone mass when you come from space?

19.  Because of the fact that up in space there is zero gravity, how does it 

     feel when you come down from space and back to earth?

20.  if there was something you could change about your space environment, 

     what would it be?









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Next planned event(s):


      1. Daggett Montessori School K-8, Fort  Worth, Texas, USA, direct via      

         K5COW The ISS callsign is presently scheduled  to be NA1SS

         The scheduled astronaut is Kjell Lindgren KO5MOS

         Contact is a go for Thu,  Oct 29, 2015 14:12 UTC 


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.


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/ 


Thank you & 73,

David - AA4KN



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