Astronaut Mike Foale has spoken to the school he used
At , when the ISS answered the call of GB4FUN, operated by Carlos G0AKI, the audience kept its breath. Mike Foale answered 12 questions.
Amanda: When you have some free time, do you prefer to look down on the Earth or up at the stars?
Mike: Amanda, most of the time I look down at the Earth. However on the night side, if I have been exercising I go and cool down by looking at the Galaxy. You can see the Milky Way from up here and it is absolutely tremendous. The stars have different colours – reds and greens and blues and yellows.
When the ISS went over the horizon and the spacetalk
came to an end, the enthousiastic audience answered with a loud applause. The
Lord Mayor of
The media coverage was impressive: Meridian TV (ITV
South), BBC TV (South East), BBC Radio
Gaston Bertels, ON4WF