An ARISS educational school contact is planned for Mark Vande Hei, KG5GNP, with students at Windsor School and Liceo Industrial de Valdivia High School, Valdivia, Chile. The contact is scheduled on Tuesday May 25, 2021 at approximately 18:33 UTC, which is 20:33 CEST.
The link to the ISS will be operated by the amateur radio telebridge station ON4ISS, located in Belgium.
Downlink signals will be audible in Europe on 145.800 MHz narrow band FM.
The Center for Scientific Studies of Valdivia, together with Windsor School and Liceo Industrial School, have worked to inspire people in Chile through the first contact of Chilean students with the International Space Station.
Students First Names & Questions:
1. Isaias: Can you see any human building from space?
2. Fernanda: What are the most interesting things you have seen while in orbit?
3. Rodrigo: Has been there any Latin American astronaut at ISS?
4. Letizia: What strikes you about space and what is something that you can currently see?
5. Vicente: What do you like most about being an astronaut?
6. Monica: Do you think it is possible that human beings will be able to overcome their feelings of isolation and loneliness in order to colonize another planet?
7. Alan: What was your reaction the first time you were in space?
8. Leon: Has being in space changed your perception on how people live on Earth? If so, how?
9. Benjamin: What is the longest time an astronaut has been on the ISS?
10. Fernanda: What motivated you to be an astronaut?
11. Letizia: What should someone study to get the opportunity to go to space?
12. Isaias: How does fire move in space?
13. Monica: We saw in the news that you cultivated greens in space, how did the salad taste?
Quelle: Gaston Bertels, ON4WF