[sarex] Upcoming ARISS contact with Primary and Junior High Schools Complex in Brzeznica, Poland
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Sun Dec 1 12:52:29 PST 2013
An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at Primary and Junior High Schools Complex in Brzeznica, Poland on 03 Dec. The event is scheduled to begin at approximately 08:27 UTC. The duration of the contact is approximately 9 minutes and 30 seconds. The contact will be a telebridge between NA1SS and K6DUE. The contact should be audible over the east coast of the 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.
Students from the Primary and Junior High Schools Complex in Brzeznica are interested in Science, Physics. they attend on many additional lessons and educational projects connected with Maths Physics, Astronomy and amateur radio communications, satellite communication transmitter. They participate in educational trips and tours. Teachers prepare lessons for individuals interested in astronomy. Schools organized additional activities thanks to money from the European Union. Schools organized special classes associated with the astronomical observations of the sky. What is more, school prepared a series of competitions connected with astronautics. List of activities organized by school in preparation for the communications with the ISS: Amateur Radio classes, Astronomy classes, connected with the observation of the sky and passing Space Station, Art competitions related to the cosmos and space station, Competitions for older students about the life of astronauts on the space station.
Participants will ask as many of the following questions as time allows:
1. Do you like to be an astronaut?
2. How long does it take to go into orbit?
3. How do you wash in space?
4. What impact does your 6 months stay on board have on your bones?
5. Did you dream about flying into space when you were a child?
6. Where do you feel better, in space or on Earth?
7. Do you miss your family when you are in space?
8. Are you happy in space?
9. What is the temperature inside and outside the space station?
10. How do you celebrate Christmas on board?
11. How did you feel during your flight into space?
12. What studies do you have to accomplish to become an astronaut?
13. What's the temperature of boiling and frezing water in space?
14. What do you see through the window of your spaceship?
15. Do you have a doctor in the spaceship?
16. Can plants grow on the space station - if so what is growing at the
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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.
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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