ARISS educational radio contact with school in Civitate, Italy
The contact will be broadcast on:
Gaston Bertels - ON4WF
ARISS contact planned for school in Civitate, Italy
January 13 at approximately 11:35 UTC, an ARISS contact is planned for
Scuola Secondaria di Primo Grado "Benedetto Croce", Civate, Italy.
ARISS telebridge station VK5ZAI, located in southern Australia, will
operate the contact.
Scuola Secondaria di Primo Grado "Benedetto
Croce" is a Primary and Secondary school located in Civate, a small town
not far from the bigger city of Lecco. Beautifully surrounded by lakes
and mountains, the school participated in an articulated STEM
educational project including a visit to the local Lecco’s planetarium
where almost every year they use to host an astronaut, including NASA’s
Mike Fincke and Sandra Magnus.
The ARISS contact will be conducted in English.
It will be broadcast on EchoLink AMSAT (node 101 377), as well as on IRLP Node 9010 Discovery Reflector.
Streaming Audio available on
Students will ask as many of the following questions as time allows.
1. Which is the best moment on a space day?
2. How did you feel the first time with no gravity?
3. At first were you afraid of living on the ISS?
4. What are you doing on the station at the moment?
5. Do you like living with other five people?
6. Do you have any hobbies on the ISS?
7. What are the objectives of your mission?
8. When did you start to enjoy astronomy? Why?
9. Have you got any problems on the ISS?
10. Is it better to live on the earth or in space?
11. Which experiment do you prefer on the ISS?
12. Which is the first place you want to see when you return home?
13. What is your favourite planet?
14. Would you like to stay longer in space?
15. What time zone is used on the ISS?
16. Wow has this experience changed your life?
17. Sometimes, would you like to return soon to Earth?
18. What did you think when you were chosen for this mission?
19. What are you missing more of the earth life?
20. Do you believe in aliens, in extra-terrestrial life?
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
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