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ARISS Event - Flanders Science Festival , Transinne,Belgium, , Fri (Oct 27) at 10:36 UTC



An International Space Station Expedition 14 ARISS school contact has been planned with participants at the Flanders Science Festival in Transinne, Belgium on Friday, 27 Oct 2006. The event is scheduled to begin at approximately 10:36 UTC.

The contact will be a telebridge between stations NA1SS and WH6PN. The contact should be audible to anyone in Hawaii. 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. Please connect to the *JK1ZRW* server to keep the load light on the *AMSAT* server.  This will ensure good audio quality for all listeners. 

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AUDIO STREAMING AND AUDIO REPLAY PARTICIPANT INFORMATION: 

To join the event:
URL: https://e-meetings.mci.com <https://mail01.ndc.nasa.gov/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=https://e-meetings.mci.com> 
CONFERENCE NUMBER: 2128780
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._________________________________


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

1. Do you miss your family up there? 
2. Is it difficult to walk on an E.V.A?   
3. How does it feel like to sleep in space? 
4. What is the view outside looking like (dark, shiny)? 
5. Can you see the opening in the ozone layer on earth, from there up? 
6. What kind of tests or work you have  to do? 
7. What was the feeling the first time  you  where in space? 
8. What do you miss the most in space? 
9. Can you see meteorological events on earth up there?              
10. How does your family react when you are so far away? 
11. What are you going to miss most when you are back from space? 
12. Do you ever feel scared? 
13. What was the most beautiful thing you saw  in space? 
14. Can you use your own senses to feel ? 
15. Why did NASA prefer to send people instead of robots? 
16. Has this spacetrip made your dream come through? 
17. Would you like to live up there for a longer time? 
18. Why did the agencies choose this crew for this mission? 
19. What do you do in your spare time in space? 
20. Are you feeling sick sometimes when you are moving around all the time? 

Please note, the amateur equipment on the ISS has not been functioning in the automatic modes properly and may be silent more than usual. Information about the next scheduled ARISS contact can be found at http://www.rac.ca/ariss/upcoming.htm#NextContact .

Next planned event(s): 
TBD 

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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