iss live school qso echolink/irlp 0910utc 10th june 2005
- iss live school qso echolink/irlp 0910utc 10th june 2005
g3zhi will relay the contact on echolink in the amsat
conference room 101377 and on irlp in reflector 9258
you will only hear the iss answering as i will not be able
to hear the school in switzerland on 2m asking the questions
SWISS ARISS SCHOOL CONTACT SCHEDULED
International Space Station Expedition 11's sixth ARISS school
contact will be with students at the Zurich International School,
Horgen, Switzerland on Friday, 10 June 2005. The event is scheduled
to begin at approximately 09:10 UTC.
This contact will be direct between stations NA1SS and HB9ZIS, the
school's amateur radio club. It should be audible to anyone in
central and southern Europe listening in on the 145.800 MHz downlink.
The participants will conduct the conversation in English. US
astronaut John Phillips, KE5DRY will answer the questions from the
The Zurich International School (ZIS) is a day school for students
from pre-school at age 3 to graduation at age 18. ZIS has more than
900 students located at four separate campuses in the Zurich area.
The attendees come from countries around the world and primarily
from expatriate families.
Students will ask as many of the following questions as time allows:
1. Have you seen any objects from previous space projects, and are
2. How do you astronauts deal with the loneliness that you face in
3. What is the most important experiment on your mission?
4. Do you have Internet access on the ISS?
5. What is the hardest thing to do in space that is easy on Earth?
6. What happens if you get seriously ill and there's no doctor?
7. How do you control the orbit of the space station?
8. Which planet would you like to visit and why?
9. Does the change of gravity affect your appetite?
10. How is the ISS protected against small particles such as dust
11. Can you see any phenomena caused by cosmic radiation?
12. What sort of living organisms have you worked with in space?
13. What do you find the hardest thing about living in zero gravity?
14. How does your family deal with your travels?
15. Do cell phones work from space?
16. What do you astronauts miss most about Earth?
17. How much does the moon's gravity affect the space station's orbit?
18. What kinds of experiments do you do in space that you can't do on
19. What is the first thing you plan on doing when you get back to
20. What has been your most interesting experiment you have done so
Interested parties are invited to listen to the downlink on
Gaston Bertels, ON4WF