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Re: [SAREX] ARISS event - Ashland Greenwood High School,Ashland, Nebraska USA, Wednesday (Aug 29) 16:03 UTC



Great coverage here in Boston.
Strong Down link.
Good Audio.
Good Questions and Answers.

(Ken ill send you a WAV file in a seperate email later
today)

73 Miles



--- "Ransom, Kenneth G. (JSC-OC)[BAR]"
<kenneth.g.ransom@nasa.gov> wrote:

> Sounded like a great contact. I was able to copy
> answers to 18 questions
> using a dual band HT and telescoping whip antenna
> from my location south
> of Houston, TX.
> 
> 
> Kenneth - N5VHO
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-ARISS-press@AMSAT.Org
> [mailto:owner-ARISS-press@AMSAT.Org]
> On Behalf Of Ransom, Kenneth G. (JSC-OC)[BAR]
> Sent: Monday, August 27, 2007 8:53 AM
> To: sarex@AMSAT.Org
> Cc: ariss-press@AMSAT.Org; ARISS-I@AMSAT.Org
> Subject: [ariss-press] ARISS event - Ashland
> Greenwood High School,
> Ashland, Nebraska USA, Wednesday (Aug 29) 16:03 UTC
> 
> An International Space Station Expedition 15 ARISS
> school contact has
> been planned with students at Ashland Greenwood High
> School, Ashland,
> Nebraska USA on 29 Aug. The event is scheduled to
> begin at approximately
> 16:03 UTC.
> 
> The contact will be a direct between stations NA1SS
> and K0ASH. The
> contact should be audible in most of the central
> United States.
> Interested parties are invited to listen in on the
> 145.80 MHz downlink.
> In addition, the audio should be available via IRLP
> and EchoLink. The
> participants are expected to conduct the
> conversation in English.
> 
> Ashland-Greenwood Public School has 879 students and
> is actively engaged
> in providing a well rounded education.  The
> excitement has grown in the
> curriculum areas of science and space because
> Astronaut Clay Anderson is
> a 1977 graduate of the school.  Ashland, Nebraska,
> population 2,262, is
> located in southeastern Nebraska between Lincoln,
> the state capitol, and
> Omaha.  Principal products are agriculture and light
> manufacturing.
> 
> Participants will ask as many of the following
> questions as time allows:
> 
> 1.  What happens if someone becomes very ill during
> your mission?
> 2.  Did being in space make you nauseous at first?
> 3.  What was your shuttle ride like and how hard was
> it on your body?
> 4.  What research projects are you working on in
> space?  Which ones will
> affect the people in Nebraska?
> 5.  Was scuba diving part of your astronaut
> training?
> 6.  What do you do with your spare time in space? 
> 7.  Were you required to learn a foreign language in
> order to
> communicate with your crew members?
> 8.  How is physical activity affected while in
> space?  Do you burn more
> calories?  Do you have better stamina?  How is your
> heart rate and blood
> pressure affected?  Would you rather do two a days
> for football in space
> rather than on earth?
> 9.  How do you get your exercise?
> 10.  What do you do for entertainment?
> 11.  What is the hardest thing to adjust to being in
> space?
> 12.  What is your favorite thing to eat in space?
> 13.  I heard many Boy Scouts became astronauts. 
> Were you a boy scout?
> 14.  What exercising do you do in space?  What is
> the importance of
> exercising often in space?
> 15.  Were you required to learn mechanical skills in
> order to work on
> the space station?  If so what are some you had to
> do?
> 16. How has your goal of going to space, which to
> some may seem like a
> lofty and near impossible goal that has become
> reality, affected how you
> go about attaining and setting other goals in life? 
> Do you work towards
> these goals any differently than your dream of being
> in space?
> 17.  Do you see a sunrise or a sunset everyday and
> if you do what are
> the colors that you see when you look out your
> window?
> 18.  How well do you get along with the people you
> work with?
> 19.  What is the first thing you want to do when you
> get back to earth?
> 
> 20.  Is it hard to sleep?  
> 21.  Do you get dehydrated in space?
> 22.  If you were working with tools on the space
> station and lost hold
> of one, what would happen to it? 
> 23.  When you are on Earth and working with NASA is
> it hard to maintain
> your personal life?  Or is it like the military
> where you have no
> personal life?
> 24.  What areas of your high school career helped
> you achieve your goal
> of being an astronaut?  Now that you are in space
> and when you come back
> what will be next in your career?
> 25.  You have been promoted to run the space station
> for the next year.
> What would be your three highest priorities for its
> mission? 
> 
> Information about the next scheduled ARISS contact
> can be found at
> http://www.rac.ca/ariss/upcoming.htm#NextContact   .
> 
> 
> Next planned event(s): 
> Gail Borden  Public Library, Elgin, Illinois, direct
> via N9CHA  Wed
> 2007-09-05 18:38  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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