Sono previsti due collegamenti per l’astronauta Nick Hague, entrambi udibili dall’Europa sintonizzandosi in sola ricezione sul consueto downlink della ISS, 145.800MHz FM.
Il primo collegamento è previsto per il 23 Settembre e sarà gestito dalla Telebridge Ground Station ON4ISS situata in Belgio. Il collegamento sarà alle 20:08:27 UTC (22:08 per l’Italia); la scuola coinvolta è la Children’s Inn at NIH (National Institutes of Health). Il callsign per la ISS sarà OR4ISS.
Ecco le domande preparate dai ragazzi e, di seguito, vari link relativi alla copertura mediatica per questo collegamento:
.What’s it like to go up in a rocket ship?
2. How are experiments conducted in space?
3. Are there aliens in space? Do you see foreign creatures?
4. What’s the coolest thing you’ve seen in space?
5. If you get sick in space how do you get medical treatment?
6. What do you do for fun in space?
7. How many times have you been in space?
8. How are body tissues affected by being in space?
9. Heidi, 13: Could being space be helpful to different medical conditions?
10. What medicine do you have to take before you go into space?
11. What advice do you have for someone who wants to become an astronaut?
12. What changes have you seen in your trips to space?
13. How do you prepare food in space?
14. Are your energy levels affected from being in space?
15. What is the weight of the space station?
16. Would you rather live with gravity or without gravity?
17. Does your hair grow faster in space?
18. What books or classes influenced you to be an astronaut?
19. What effects do space have on your sleep?
20. Do you get to FaceTime in space to talk to your family? How often?
21. What time zone is it in space?
22. Does your body change in space?
23. What are some things that you like about being in space?
24. How do you become an astronaut and travel into space?
25. What do you do to prepare for your travel into space?
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Il secondo collegamento è previsto per il 24 Settembre alle 17:43:20 UTC (19:43 ora locale per l’Italia) e sarà gestito dalla Telebridge Ground Station italiana IK1SLD. L’istituzione scolastica coinvolta è la University of Colorado Amateur Radio Club, Boulder, Colorado.
Al link www.ariotti.com sarà messo a disposizione lo streaming dell’evento, che si potrà seguire da tutto il mondo e permetterà di seguire anche l’uplink.
Il colloquio avverrà in inglese, vediamo le domande preparate dagli studenti:
1. What work do you do on the space station?
2. How do you eat and walk in space?
3. How do astronauts return to Earth safely?
4. What is it like to float in space?
5. How do you take a shower?
6. How do you use the bathroom in space?
7. Please explain the science behind sending the ISS into orbit. Can you please explain the escape velocity needed?
8. How do you sleep in space?
9. What does space look like from your view?
10. Does the International Space Station get close to the Sun?
11. What do you do when you get hurt in space?
12. How many days can you stay up in space before you need to return to Earth?
13. Besides Ham Radio, what other ways do you communicate with people on Earth?
14. How long does it take to get to space?
15. How does the space station move?
16. How does gravity affect solids and liquids?
17. How hard was it to get in and out of the spacesuit?
18. How does your body change in space?
19. What does your daily schedule like?
20. What do you do on your time off?
Aspettiamo i vostri rapporti di ricezione!