012 - Tallaght Community School, Dublin, Ireland

Scheduled from October 19, 2017 12:49:33 UTC 58 deg (Combined direct/telebridge contact with Gymnasium Räddningsgymnasiet Sando, Sandöverken, Sweden)

Tallaght Community School is located in Dublin city in Ireland. The school was chosen for the event as it is in a disadvantaged area and the school works hard to prepare and encourage students to pursue  some form of further education. The school has 900 students aged 12 to 18 years and all will take part in the event.
All students have studied about the ISS and were given an opportunity to submit questions to be selected.

Students First Names & Questions:

Odd numbered questions are from Tallaght, Ireland
Even numbered questions are from Sando, Sweden

1. Amy (14): What is your favourite view from the ISS?

2. Medina (16): Do you ever think children will be allowed to travel into space with astronauts?

3. Dean (14): If you had the chance would you change or add anything to the design of the ISS?

4. Anton (18): Is this job the most challenging job you have ever done?

5. Eimintas (16): What is the longest time you have spent on a spacewalk and what did you do?

6. Linna (15): Does the ISS have a black box like an aircraft?

7. Emma (12): Who inspired you to become an astronaut?

8. Valentina (17): Have space experiments resulted in something useful which is used on earth?

9. James (17): What training did you do to prepare for space walks?

10. Emil (14) Have you ever encountered an anomaly that has baffled you?

11. Trudy(15): This is your third trip to space, did it take your body more time to adjust to earth’s gravity the second time you landed?

12. Erik (18): What education in physics and engineering is required to become an astronaut?

13. Abbie (15): When your mission is over what will you miss the most and least about life on the ISS?

14. Sofia:(17: )Does your view of life change after seeing earth from another perspective?

15. Jack (12): Can you tell us about some of the interesting experiments you are conducting on the ISS?

16. Sanna (17): Are you allowed to bring along private things like photos?

17. Levente (15): Is the ISS ever affected by Solar radiation surges from the sun?

18. Felicia (19): Do you use “private” communication channels when talking with your family?

19. Lee (12): Have you had any fun or exhilarating experiences so far on your mission?

20. Jenna (16): How does it feel to see earth from such a distance for the first time?