4 dicembre 2020
ARISS telebridge contact with school in Italy
An ARISS educational school contact is planned for Victor Glover KI5BKC with students at Scuola Secondaria di I grado “Anna Frank”, Pistoia, Italy . The contact is scheduled on Friday December 4, 2020 at approximately 12.25 UTC, which is 13.25 CEWT. The link to the ISS will be operated by the amateur radio ground station IK1SLD, located in northern Italy. Downlink signals will be audible in Europe on 145.800 MHz FM.
School Information: Our school is a public middle school (junior high school: pupils aged 11 – 14) in Pistoia, Italy, aimed at implement and optimize a meaningful educational project, functional to the harmonious growth of each individual pupil, respecting the diversity of each one. We have two Science laboratories: one dedicated to chemistry and physics, and another one dedicated to biology and anatomy. We have an art laboratory, and an informatics laboratory into wich our pupils exercise in technology, design and mathematics. We have an auditorium, into which we can perform the telebridge contact with the ISS! Students First Names & Questions:
1. Dorotea: How do you sleep in space?
2. Vittoria C.: Is it possible to grow a plant on the ISS?
3. Filippo: How long does it take to get to the Space Station?
4. Alesia: When you are on the Space Station, do you ever wish to go back home?
5. Chiara: How fast is the space station going?
6. Matteo: What is the internal temperature of the ISS?
7. Giovanni: How is the feeling of moving from terrestrial gravity to space gravity?
8. Giulia: Which are the actions to be performed in case of emergency?
9. Margherita: What are the strangest sensations you feel when you return to Earth?
10. Mattia: If you could bring a loved one on the Space Station, who will you bring with you?
11. Samuele: How do you feel when you take spacewalks? Are you afraid or is it a beautiful feeling?
12. Lidia: Do you have a medical kit and a physician on board the ISS?
13. Ilaria: What is the training astronauts like? Is it hard?
14. Samuele: Is the food in space all lyophilized, or is there something in liquid state, apart from drinks?
15. Matilde: What are the most difficult and which are the most exciting parts of your jobs?
16. Noemi: How do you see ARISS and the amateur radio on board the ISS?
17. Dario: How many hours do you work a day and what are you experiencing and studying now?
18. Vittoria L.: Has the food a good flavor after you add water on it?
19. Rebecca: Have you had any technical problems? Which types are the most frequent?
20. Giulio: Which is the oldest module of the ISS?
Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) is a cooperative venture of international amateur radio societies and the space agencies that support the International Space Station (ISS). In the United States, sponsors are the Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation(AMSAT), the American Radio Relay League (ARRL), the ISS National National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
The primary goal of ARISS is to promote exploration of science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics by organizing scheduled contacts via amateur radio between crew members aboard the ISS and students. Before and during these radio contacts, students, educators, parents, and communities learn about space, space technologies, and amateur radio. For more information, see www.ariss.org.