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ARISS Event - Jaanimmarik School, Kuujjuaq, Quebec, Monday (May 4) at 18:08 UTC



An International Space Station Expedition 12 ARISS school contact has
been planned with students at Jaanimmarik School, Kuujjuaq, Quebec,
Canada on Thursday , 4 May, 2006. The event is scheduled to begin at
approximately 18:08 UTC.

The contact will be a telebridge between stations NA1SS and VK5ZAI. The
contact should be audible to anyone in the Southwestern portions of
Australia. Interested parties are invited to listen in on the 145.80 MHz
downlink. Additional listening options are listed below. The
participants are expected to conduct the conversation in English. 

IRLP -  Connect to the IRLP  reflector 9010.  
You may also connect via the IRLP Discovery website  at
http://www.discoveryreflector.ca/listen.htm.

EchoLink -  The audio from this contact will be available on the
EchoLink *AMSAT*  (node 101 377) and the *JK1ZRW* (node 277 208)
conference rooms.  
_________________________________
AUDIO STREAMING AND AUDIO REPLAY PARTICIPANT INFORMATION:
To join the event:
URL: https://e-meetings.mci.com
CONFERENCE NUMBER: 8178720
PASSCODE: SPACE STATIO

To access the Audio Replay of this call, all parties can:
1. Go to the URL listed above.
2. Choose Audio Streaming under Join Events.
3. Enter the conference number and passcode.  (Note that if this is a
recurring event, multiple dates may be listed.) Replays are available
for 30 days after the live event.
_________________________________

Jaanimmarik School is located in the Inuit community of Kuujjuaq, 1500
kilometers North of Montreal at the base of Ungava Bay. The school has
been opened for 20 years and presently serves 340 students from grades
4to Secondary 5 (11). Students learn in either French/Inuttitut or
English/Inuttitut. 

Students at Jaanimmarik will ask as many of the following questions as
time allows: 

1. How long will you be staying in Space?
2. What experiments are you presently working on?
3. What do you do for fun in space?
4. What is it like in Space?
5. How fast are you traveling at?
6. What is the most beautiful thing that you have seen in space?
7. How do you go to the bathroom?
8. How long did it take you to get to the space station?
9. Did you bring anything fun or special into space?
10. Do you miss your family?
11. Are you homesick?
12. Is it cold in the space station?
13. Do you have a lot of free time?
14. How much living space do you have?
15. How dangerous is it to be in space?
16. What do you miss the most?
17. Have you ever had to walk in space?
18. How long did it take you to become an astronaut?
19. Have you ever had to use the Candarm?
20. Do you get to talk to your family during your mission?
21. How often does the air get changed on the space station?
22. What do you normally eat? 
23. Where are you from?

Please note, the amateur equipment on the ISS will be turned off prior
to the contact. It will be returned to regular amateur radio operations
as soon as possible afterwards. Information about the next scheduled
ARISS contact can be found at
http://www.rac.ca/ariss/upcoming.htm#NextContact.

Next planned event(s):
Yoneda-nishi Elementary School, Takasago, Japan, via 8N3Y, Thu
2006-05-11 09:30 UTC 

 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
countries.

ARISS offers an opportunity for students to experience the excitement of
Amateur Radio by talking directly with crewmembers on-board 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. Further
information on the ARISS program is available on the website
http://www.rac.ca/ariss (graciously hosted by the Radio Amateurs of
Canada). 

Thank you & 73,
Kenneth - N5VHO
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