[sarex] Upcoming ARISS contact with Convitto Nazionale "Vittorio Emanuele II" di Roma, Rome, Italy and Pediatrico Giovanni XXIII, Bari, Italy

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Thu Oct 24 16:40:43 PDT 2013

An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at Convitto Nazionale "Vittorio  Emanuele II" di Roma, Rome, Italy and Pediatrico Giovanni XXIII, Bari, Italy on 26 Oct. The event is scheduled to begin at approximately 11:55 UTC. The duration of the contact is approximately 9 minutes and 30 seconds. The contact will be a direct and telebridge between IR0ISS and IK0USO. 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 Convitto Nazionale is a State co-educational boarding and day school, with both residential and semi-residential facilities, located in Rome. Our school provides students a top quality all-round education from Primary through Junior High school to High School levels (Liceo Classico - Liceo Scientifico - Liceo Classico Europeo - Sezione Liceo Scientifico a indirizzo sportivo - Liceo Musicale e Coreutico - Sezione Coreutica - Liceo Scientifico Internazionale con opzione Lingua cinese) Aula Confucio - Scuol at 2.0 - Unesco Associated Schools


The pediatric hospital "Giovanni XXIII" of Bari is one of the two establishments of the social hospital-university public service corporation "Policlinico di Bari".It is an unique structure in which are located different  hospital wards. Since a long time it is leader of the regional program of humanization of the Apulia pediatric wards for the improvement of the quality of the pediatric hospital assistance.



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


1.  In the space you miss the earth?

2.  There is a reason why you'd be in space longer than planned?

3.  What is the thing you miss most of the earth?

4.  Which photo has given her more emotion on the ISS?

5.  Which has so far been the strongest emotion experienced in space?

6.  How does your typical day in space?

7.  How did you react to the unexpected loss by fluid in your helmet?

8.  How can the scientific research in space to help us understand diseases  

    on earth?

9.  How long has served to get used to the new routine of space?

10. Which is the message as astronaut would you give to humanity?

11. There is no other program in manned space travel in the near future?

12. Have you ever gone to mind the idea of wanting to return to earth before 

    the appointed time?

13. How do astronauts cope and live with the microgravity?

14. What are the difficulties encountered in moving outside the ISS?

15. Which is the speed in orbit of the ISS?

16. What do you think, as an astronaut theories about the "fake" moon 


17. Wow long does it take the ISS to make one complete revolution around the 


18. There was some special event that has characterized your mission so far?

19. Do you are getting traffic in orbit?

20. Have you found difficult to docking the space station?

21. How do you organize for the times on board the ISS?

22. Outside the Earth's atmosphere meteorological phenomena occur?

23. Because there is no gravity in space while on earth?

24. How to spend your days on board the ISS?

25. What is the weather in space?

26. On board the ISS you can rest comfortably?

27. Have you met other life forms in space during your mission?

28. What material are spacesuits made ?

29. How much oxygen is consumed daily on board the ISS?

30. If any crew member has health problems on board as you organized?

31. What happens to the human body when exposed to weightlessness for a long 


32. On board the ISS is possible to do gym?

33. You can listen to music on board the ISS?

34. The Space Station is driven by someone?

35. From Space Station have no way to connect to the Internet?





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Next planned event(s):


  1.  Wallingford STEM Academy/Town of Wallingford, Wallingford, CT, direct 

      via K1SEZ

      Wed, 30Oct2013, 14:56 UTC 


  2.  Kopernik Observatory & Science Center (KOSC), Vestal, NY, direct via 


      Wed, 30Oct2013, 16:32 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.ariss.org/ (graciously hosted by the Radio Amateurs of Canada).


Thank you & 73,

David - AA4KN



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