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Upcoming ARISS contact with Liceum Ogolnoksztalcace Nr Iim. Stanislawa Staszica, Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski, Poland

An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at Liceum Ogolnoksztalcace Nr I im. Stanislawa Staszica, Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski, Poland on 18 Jan. The event is scheduled to begin at approximately 12:03 UTC. The duration of the contact is approximately 9 minutes and 30 seconds. The contact will be direct between OR4ISS and SP7POS


Our school is a Polish state secondary school, located in the south-eastern part of Poland. It is attended by about 540 students, aged 15-18 years. In addition to the main curriculum, the school offers a great variety of after classes optional activities, such as: sport, theatre, science, dance, first aid, astronomy and an amateur radio club. The school policy has always been to stimulate scientific interests, both through school subjects, extracurricular activities and the participation in scientific competitions in the field of Geography, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. We carry out many educational projects, the biggest is "Mathematical and Natural Science as the Key to the Understanding of the World". This project includes additional classes in Physics, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry. Many of our students after graduation start their higher education in science and develop a professional career in academic or scientific research.



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


1.  How is it like to live without gravity?

2.  Have you ever experienced a solar storm?

3.  How often have you get a contact with your family?

4.  Which activity is the most difficult for you?

5.  How do you prepare your food?

6.  What do you think about Space trips?

7.  Is it true that from the Space station you can see the Great Wall of  

    China and the glows of lights above the biggest cities at night?

8.  How do you manage with everyday life activities?

9.  How do you bear such an isolation from society?

10. Is it comfortable to sleep on ISS?

11. Do you think that "another Earth" with conditions for human life exists?

12. What do the astronauts do in their leisure time and how much free time do 

    they have?

13. Do the sunrises disturb you from taking a nap or a sleep?

14. What is your favourite drink?

15. Can you take books or magazines with you?

16. What do you have to do to get to the ISS?

17. What are you going to do when you come back on the Earth?

18. Does a lot of rubbish float in Space and is it dangerous for the 


19. What interesting atmospheric phenomena can you observe from the universe?

20. What are the holidays of your dreams?



Information about the upcoming ARISS contacts can be found at http://www.ariss.org/upcoming.htm#NextContact. 


Next planned event(s):


1. Corrado Melone, Ladispoli  and Istituto Comprensivo Ilaria Alpi, district 

   Roma, Italy, direct via  IKØUSO

   Tue, 18 Jan 2011 13:37 UTC 

   Should be  simulcast on  http://www.livestream.com/AMSAT_Italia




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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