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ARISS event - National Science Museum of Korea, Daejon,Republic of Korea, Friday (April 18) at 01:35 UTC



An International Space Station visiting crew ARISS school contact has
been planned with participants at the National Science Museum of Korea,
Daejon, Republic of Korea on 18 April. The event is scheduled to begin
at approximately 01:35 UTC.

The contact will be a direct between stations HL0ARISS and HL0HQSC. The
contact should be audible over most of Korea and parts of Eastern Asia.
Interested parties are invited to listen in on the 145.80 MHz downlink.
The participants are expected to conduct the conversation in Korean. 

The National Science Museum, as an umbrella organization of the Ministry
of Education, Science and Technology, is open to anyone and anytime to
present the interesting, latest information, science and technology
policies and achievements of scientific R&D.

[ Functions ]
Collect, preserve, research and exhibit cultural assets in the fields of
science, technology, natural science, history of science and technology
and others
Investigate, excavate and preserve indigenous assets
Disseminate scientific and technological knowledge
Assist out-of-school education
Manage special exhibitions, planned exhibitions and science fairs

[ Brief History ]
1945 Established in Seoul
1990 Grand opening of contemporary National Science Museum (NSM)in
Daejeon
Operation of branch Science Museum in Seoul
2007 Grand opening of the Advanced S&T Center in Daejeon
Operation as a satellite Science Museum of NSM

Participants will ask as many of the following questions (Translated) as
time allows: 
1. (What is the most precious thing which you have brought into the
space privately?) 
2. (Do you have some snacks, ice cream or Kimchi in the ISS?)
3. (Do you keep wearing a space suit from the departure to the arrival
on the earth?)
4. (Do the crews sleep in turns or together?)
5. (Is the ISS operated by the crews or automatically?)
6. (What do the other crews do while you are communicating?)
7. (Do the crews who are with you have an amateur radio license?)
8. (If you have an injury in skin or bone, is it cured faster or later
than on the earth?)
9. (How long does it takes for you to recover to your normal condition
after you come back to the earth?)
10. (What is the most difficult and inconvenient thing while you stay in
the ISS?)
11. (How do you treat the emergent diseases?)
12. (What do you do in your free time in the ISS?)
13. (What is the most important experiment which will be carried out in
the space station?)
14. (Do you have a library in the space station? If you have, what kind
of books do you read?)
15. (What language do you use to communicate with other crew? Do you
have any inconvenience?)
16. (Can you watch a television broadcast of the earth in the ISS?)
17. (How do you wash yourself? Isn't the water floating around?)
18. (Can you surf the Internet in the ISS?)

Information about the upcoming ARISS contacts can be found at
http://www.rac.ca/ariss/upcoming.htm#NextContact . Packet is transmitted
on 145.825 simplex.

Next planned event(s): 
Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Orlando, Florida, telebridge via
W6SRJ, Mon 2008-04-21, 17:48 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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