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005 - West Virginia University, Lane Dept. of Computer Science & Electrical Engineering, Morgantown, WV, USA

Scheduled on 2017-09-04 15:50:05 UTC 79 deg

The Amateur Radio Club at WVU has existed since 1912, making it one of the oldest student organization at WVU. They provide students a testbed to conduct various experiments such as satellite and digital communications, radio astronomy and drone development. They are housed within the Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, which provides educational programs at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels in computer science, electrical engineering, computer engineering, and biometric systems. WVU is a land grant university and is the largest educational institution in the state. Located in Morgantown, WV, with branch campuses spread throughout the state, WVU is extremely involved in all state affairs. As of 2015, slightly under 30,000 students were enrolled in graduate and undergraduate programs, a population comprised nearly equally (49%/51%) of in-state and out-of-state students, respectively. Present at our contact will be students from elementary and middle schools from throughout the surrounding area.

Students First Names & Questions:

1. Shae: How do you do laundry in space?

2. Alex: What is the most challenging part of getting to the ISS?

3. Kendra: Would you ever go on a mission to Mars?

4. Jenna: Did you get to see the eclipse from space?

5. Jake: What feeling on Earth closely relates to what it feels like to be in space?

6. Aaron: Has the ISS ever been struck by space debris before?

7. Taylor: What would happen if someone got sick on the ISS?

8. Abbie: How long did you have to train to enter zero gravity?

9. Anthony: How do you stay warm on the ISS?

10. Braelyn: What do you do in your free time?

11. Lyliana: Is using liquids in science experiments on the ISS hard?

12. Alaina: What was your first day on the ISS like?

13. Benjamin: How bright is the sun in space?

14. Annabeth: In your job, what is the most dangerous thing you have to be prepared for, and has that thing ever actually happened?

15. Sophia: Can you sleep at night because there is no sunrise or sunset?

16. Gregory: Which do you like better, space or earth?

17. Katie: What is the first meal you’ll eat when you get back to earth?

18. Riley: Are there any space-specific games that you play on the ISS, like football or video games?

19. Kenly: Is there space pizza?

20. Kenleigh: Do you have a nickname for your rocket?