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Hi all,

Thanks Scott for the announcement.  Here is additional info for Thursday's 
contact.

The contact will be simulcast at the following web URL: 
http://www.dist57.org/NASA/contact.html or 
http://radio.dist57.org:8000/listen.pls    

Backup servers are:

http://209.7.84.200:8000/listen.pls    (***)
http://radio.skowronski.cc/    (***)

Known to work with Winamp, iTunes, and also with AOL media player.  There are 
probably others.

In the Chicago, IL area, it will be simulcast on the N9EP repeater at 442.8 
Mhz.

73,
Charlie Sufana AJ9N
ARISS mentor and Control Op for Fairview Elementary


In a message dated 02/09/2005 8:52:53 AM Central Standard Time, 
n3asa@amsat.org writes:


> Subj:[sarex] ARISS Event Notice -- Thursday Feb. 10 Mount Prospect 
> Elemetary School, Illinois USA
> Date:02/09/2005 8:52:53 AM Central Standard Time
> From:    n3asa@amsat.org (Scott  H. Stevens / N3ASA)
> Sender:    owner-SAREX@amsat.org
> To:    sarex@amsat.org
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ISS astronaut Leroy Chiao of  Expedition 10 aboard the
> International Space Station picked the next school
> contact: Fairview Elementary School in Mount Prospect,
> Illinois, USA.  This contact will take place on Thursday,
> 10 February 2005. The event is scheduled to begin at
> approximately 17:58 UTC.
> 
> This contact will be direct between stations NA1SS and
> AJ9N. It should be audible to anyone in most of the US
> mid-west and eastern states as well as parts of south
> central Canada listening in on the 145.80 MHz downlink.
> The participants will conduct the conversation in English.
> 
> Fairview Elementary School is located in Mount Prospect,
> Illinois, 22 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. One of
> three schools in Mount Prospect School District 57,
> Fairview School educates 625 students in grades
> kindergarten through five. According to results released
> by the Illinois State Board of Education, 83 percent of
> Fairview School students met or exceeded state standards
> measured by the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)
> in 2004.
> 
> Information about this contact with Fairview Elementary
> School can be found on District 57's official website
> http://www.dist57.org/NASA/contact.html.
> 
> Please note, the amateur equipment on the ISS will be
> turned off prior to the beginning of the contact. It will
> be returned to service as quickly as possible.
> 
> Students will ask as many of the following questions as
> time allows:
> 
>   1. Have you seen other planets besides Earth?
>   2. Is it always dark in outer space?
>   3. Can you see the constellations?
>   4. Do you miss your family?
>   5. Do you ever want to take a trip to the moon?
>   6. What do you miss most about being at home?
>   7. Is it hard to sleep in space?
>   8. How do you take baths without floating in the air?
>   9. What are some of your discoveries this mission?
> 10. What weather observations have you seen from space?
> 11. What was the funniest accident or moment that has
> happened to you in space?
> 12. What is the food that you miss the most?
> 13. Is Neptune really blue?
> 14. Did you ever bring an animal with you?
> 15. How many times in one day do you pass over Mount
> Prospect, Illinois?
> 16. What is one thing you've learned being up in the space
> station?
> 17. How big is the space ship?
> 18. Can you see rain or snow from space?
> 19. How does it feel to exercise in space?
> 20. What activities do you do on your free time?
> 21. What is the first thing you are going to do when you
> get home?
> 
> Thank you & 73,
> Scott H. Stevens / N3ASA
> ARISS Team Member
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