COSMONAUT YURI SHARGIN HAS SPACETALK WITH
SCHOOLCHILDREN VISITING SCIENCE EXHIBITION,
The radio contact was established by the ARISS telebridge station ON4ISS at when the ISS rose over the horizon.
The pupils of the primary school “Zonnebloem” had prepared 20 questions and 13 could be answered by the Cosmonaut before the ISS went over the horizon. The signals from Space were loud and clear. An audio recording of the Spacetalk is appended to this News Bulletin archived on the ARISS-Europe website.
When the contact was over the children presented a song written by their teacher to celebrate their Space rendez-vous.
A hundred schoolchildren and teachers witnessed the event which was covered by a radio station, a TV station and two widespread newspapers.
ON4ISS, the ARISS telebridge station, was operated by
The ARISS School Contacts operated by Yuri Shargin
inaugurate an educational outreach cooperation with
Energia, the Russian Space Agency. Let
us express the
Gaston Bertels, ON4WF
ARISS Europe chairmanSpace Exhibition picture