ARISS Contact Planned for Swiss Students

An International Space Station school contact has been planned for David St-Jacques KG5FYI with Kantonsschule Musegg, Luzern, Switzerland.

The event is scheduled Monday 4th February, 2019 at approximately 15:20 UTC (16:20 CEWT).

The conversation will be conducted in English.

The contact will be a direct operated by HB9HSLU. The downlink signals will be audible in parts of Europe on 145.800 MHz FM.

Musegg Grammar School Lucerne is a short-Lucerne isr school in the heart of Lucerne, where students can obtain their Matura exam (A-levels) within four years.

480 pupils are attending our school and are being taught by a total of 83 teachers.

List of planned questions for the International Space Station (ISS)

  • Jan (19): We take a lot of photos today. When you first arrived in space, did you take a picture of the Earth, sunrise, sunset or anything else?

  • Caroline (18): If your country has an upcoming election, are you able to vote on the ISS

  • Lorena (17): Suppose you woke up and realized that the Earth isn't there anymore - what would you do?

  • Moritz (15): What's your favorite city to look at from space?

  • Anina Lara (16): Now that you have lived in space, would you colonize Mars?

  • Nina (16): Have you ever been afraid of never getting back to Earth?

  • Carmen (16): What do you do when you have an argument with the other astronauts?

  • Alina (16): Do you believe that there are other living creatures in space beyond Earth?

  • Bjorn (16): What experiment are you conducting at the moment?

  • Lorena (15): How has the experience of seeing our planet from outside and far away influenced your mindset and outlook on life?

  • Thom (16): What do you think of Elon Musk and his involvement in space travel, population of Mars and reusable rockets?

  • Natalie (17): Is it possible to get sick on the ISS?

  • Alina (17): Do you have any free time, if yes what do you do?

  • Jaanu (16): How long did it take you to get used to zero-gravity?

  • Anja (16): What do you miss most from the Earth?

  • Olivia (16): How does time pass? Slower or faster than on Earth, what does it feel like?

  • Annika (18): Can you take any personal object to space with you?

  • Shayli (15): Why did you choose to become an astronaut?

  • Adrian (17): What is your favorite food on the ISS?

  • Jeremy (17): What did you feel when you reached the orbit and saw our galaxy?