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Re: Upcoming ARISS contact with Duluth Children's Museum,Duluth, MN



Nice contact with Duluth Children's Museum!

Signal from the ISS was superb. Very good voice quality. I guess W0GKP had
some difficulty hearing the ISS initially. Chris called them a few times
before contact was established.

Stefan, VE4NSA


On Fri, Sep 6, 2013 at 8:00 PM, <n4csitwo@bellsouth.net> wrote:

> An International Space Station school contact has been planned with
> participants at Duluth Children's Museum, Duluth, MN on 07 Sept. The event
> is scheduled to begin at approximately 15:03 UTC. The duration of the
> contact is approximately 9 minutes and 30 seconds. The contact will be
> direct between NA1SS and W0GKP. The contact should be audible over The
> middle U.S 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.
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> The Duluth Children's Museum is a place where children begin their
> lifelong exploration of an ever-expanding world. The mission of the Duluth
> Children's Museum is to spark children's curiosity. One of the first
> children's museums in the country, the Duluth Children's Museum opened in
> 1930 as a resource for teachers, schoolchildren and families to learn more
> about their world neighbors. The Duluth Children's Museum serves more than
> 80,000 children, caregivers and educators annually through its exhibition
> and education programs. The museum's primary constituency is children age
> three to eight and their families. The extended constituency is children
> birth to three and children eight to twelve and family members.
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> Participants will ask as many of the following questions as time allows:
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> 1.  When did you start to learn about your present career? Why do you do
> it?
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> 2.  What were the biggest fears you had to overcome in order to become an
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>     astronaut?
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> 3.  While living on the space station what has been the hardest thing to
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>     adapt to?
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> 4.  Outside of missing your friends and family, what do you miss the most
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>     about Earth? Do you get homesick?
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> 5.  What is your favorite thing to do in space?
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> 6.  What games do you play on the station?
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> 7.  What do you do if there is a medical emergency?
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> 8.  Do you sleep better in space or on Earth?
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> 9.  What is the most interesting or amazing thing you've seen in space?
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> 10. How often do you have contact with your family on Earth?
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> 11. How often do you go out of the space station?
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> 12. What will you miss most about being in space when your time on the
> space
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>     station is over?
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> Next planned event(s):
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>   1.  S.A.M.T. (Scuola Arti Mestieri Trevano), Canobbio, Switzerland,
> direct
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>       via HB9OK
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>       Mon, 09Sept2013, 07:17 UTC
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> 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.
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> 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).
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> Thank you & 73,
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> David - AA4KN
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