Saturday April 27, ARISS contact with school in Italy. Downlink audible in Europe.
International Space Station school contact is scheduled with
participants at Istituto dIstruzione Superiore Euclide, Bari, Italy.
Astronaut will be Tom Marshburn KE5HOC. The event is to begin at
approximately 11:17 UTC, which is 13:17 CEST.
The contact will be
a direct operated by IZ7RTN. Interested parties in Europe are invited
to listen to downlink signals on 148.800MHz FM.
School is a high school. It is an aeronautical school in Bari. There
are boys and girls, aged 14-18. Bari is located in the South-east of the
APULIA region, South-east of Italy. In its Curriculum the school focus
on: aeronautical studies, Media Communication, Space Communication, the
Environment, Science activities in lab. In this school there are the
following laboratories: a chemistry; a physics; CAD; Topography and
Photogrammetry; Aerotechnics; Radio and Radar Systems; Informatics (2
labs); Air Navigation; Meteorology; Air Traffic; There are also: an
outdoor multigame Basketball/Volleyball court; a library with several
PC; a staff room with a PC; a press office; HDSL Internet connection;
an auditorium; 30 classrooms.
Students will ask as many of following questions as time allows:
1) How do you live floating in the space station?
2) What is the most dangerous phase in a space mission?
3) You have seen the earth from a space ship window, what idea did you have about global warming?
4) Space tourism is a future possibility. Are you for the idea of a common man in space?
5) To be an astronaut is the biggest dream for a child. Has it been a dream since you was a child too?
6) What high teach evolution will there be thanks to astronautics?
7) What studies have you carried out to undertake the career as an astronaut?
8) How does the space station function?
9) What are the appliances that the station uses to establish your bearing?
10) How to you keep trade of time?
11) What are the consequences on your body caused by life without gravity?
12) What kind of training do you get before the mission?
13) What kind of experiment do you carry out in the laboratories of the space station?
14) How long did it take you to reach the space station?
15) What kind of risks are you exposed to during EVA activity?
16) Which are the purposes of the chemical experiments that you are perform in the space station?
17) What are the risks encountered in the space station?
18) Which utilities can the data obtained in your labs have?
19) What kind of study are you doing on the ISS now?
20) How have you been chosen to become astronauts?
is an international educational outreach program partnering the
participating space agencies, NASA, Russian Space Agency, ESA, CNES,
JAXA, and CSA, with the AMSAT and IARU organizations from participating
ARISS offers an opportunity for students to experience
the excitement of Amateur Radio by talking directly with crewmembers
onboard 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.
Gaston Bertels, ON4WF
ARISS educational contact with school in Italy. Correction.
There is a typo in the message about the contact Saturday April 27 with Istituto d’Istruzione Superiore Euclide, Bari, Italy.
Downlink frequency is 145.800MHz, as usual.
Thanks to Jürgen DL4YCD and to Yves ON4KCY for drawing attention.
73, Gaston - ON4WF