ARISS CONTACT PLANNED WITH SCHOOL IN
An ARISS school contact is planned with participants at
Edward Abramowski Technical and Comprehensive Schools Complex no. 3 in
Presently, the school offers the students two
faculties: Photography and IT Electronics. The Schools Complex is formed not
only by the
Presently the school has 440 students and 50 teachers.
The direct ARISS contact is scheduled Monday 12 April
The ground station will operate with call sign SN0ISS.
Downlink signals will be audible in
Participants will ask as many of following questions as time allows:
1. Michał: What is the temperature outside the space station?
2. Rafał: How do you recognize the seasons?
3. Krzysztof: What kind of entertainment do you have on the space station?
4. Michał: What do you do in your free time?
5. Jacek: Do you listen to music? If yes, what kind of music do you listen to?
6. Michał: Does the sun look different out there in the Universe than from the Earth?
8. Marcin: What do you eat during your expedition?
10. Dawid: How long does it take to walk through the whole ship in weightless condition?
11. Tomasz: How often do you get your food supply from the Earth?
12. Marcin: How does it feel when you see the earth from the space station?
13. Krzysztof: Can you see earth’s city lights in the night?
14. Tomasz: Does weightless condition have any side effects on your system?
15. Kamil: How long did it take to get used to living in weightless condition?
16. Szymon: How fast do you fly in space?
17. Radosław: Why did you become an astronaut?
18. Dominik: How did you start your career as an astronaut?
19. Bartłomiej: Where do you take air from at the station and for how long is it sufficient?
20. Grzegorz: How long have you been there so far?
ARISS 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