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Re:[ARISS-i] Upcoming ARISS contact at Istituto Comprensivo Marco Polo-Viani Scuola Secondaria 1 Grado, Viareggio, Lucca, Italy



David,
the contact has been planned with Istituto Leopardi -- Liceo classico e 
scientifico, Lecco, Lecco, Italy on 24 Nov.

Istituto Comprensivo Marco Polo-Viani Scuola Secondaria 1°  Grado, 
Viareggio, Lucca, Italy will be during 2011.

73 Francesco - IK0WGF


n4csitwo@bellsouth.net ha scritto:
>
> An International Space Station school contact has been planned with 
> participants at Istituto Comprensivo Marco Polo-Viani Scuola 
> Secondaria 1°  Grado, Viareggio, Lucca, Italy on 24 Nov. The event is 
> scheduled to begin at approximately 11:17 UTC. The duration of the 
> contact is approximately 9 minutes and 30 seconds.
>
>  
>
> This contact will be a combination of direct and telebridge due to the 
> local obscuration.  Assistance will be provided by IK1SLD, Casale 
> Monferrato, Piemonte, Italy. The contact will be started with 
> telebridge through IK1SLD, then proceed with direct through IZ2PWX and 
> finish with telebridge through IK1SLD. The contact should be audible 
> over Italy and adjacent areas. Interested parties are invited to 
> listen in on the 145.80 MHz downlink. The contact is expected to be 
> conducted in English.
>
>  
>
> The "Leopardi" Institute includes a scientific and a classic liceo. 
> The school is located in the upper part of Lecco city. We've already 
> installed a radio station in the school, we got also from the 
> government the callsign to be used for the contact.
>
>  
>
> Participants will ask as many of the following questions as time allows:
>
>  
>
> 1.  Why did you become an astronaut?
>
> 2.  Is it difficult to become an astronaut?
>
> 3.  How long have you been on the ISS?
>
> 4.  Which is your mission on the ISS?
>
> 5.  What is your typical day on the ISS?
>
> 6.  What part of your job do you like most?
>
> 7.  What is your favourite moment during the day on ISS?
>
> 8.  Do you have any free time?
>
> 9.  What was your first impression when you saw space?
>
> 10. What is life like in a space station?
>
> 11. How can you all live together in such a small space?
>
> 12. What do you think is Europe's role in the space race?
>
> 13. Do you really float, like we see in films, while on the ISS?
>
> 14. When you look at space outside the station, do you think about the
>
>     infinite?
>
> 15. What do you eat on board ISS?
>
> 16. Do you ever get news from your family?
>
> 17. What are you going to do when you come back home?
>
> 18. What will you never forget about this experience?
>
> 19. What do you see when you look outside the ISS?
>
> 20. Can you go outside the ISS?
>
> 21. Have you ever seen any asteroids or meteorites from ISS?
>
> 22. If you stay on the ISS for a long time, can you have physical 
> problems?
>
> 23. How do the stars appear from space?
>
> 24. Is it possible to see the weather on the Earth from the ISS?
>
>  
>
> Information about the upcoming ARISS contacts can be found at 
> http://www.ariss.org/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.ariss.org/ (graciously hosted by the Radio Amateurs of Canada).
>
>  
>
> Thank you & 73,
>
> David -- AA4KN
>
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