[Video] LIVE French Astronaut and Translator! ISS Ham Radio


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Thank you of course to Victor for doing the translation. It was a lot of fun working with you. Thank you to Phillip Zucchino at The Wine Feed for hooking me up with SKEMA, and Marie Claire at SKEMA for hooking me up with Victor.

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Thanks to Frank for the drone footage.

And thanks to you for watching!

73, John Brier KG4AKV

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This video was recorded in Raleigh, North Carolina on 2017-01-12 at 13:46:51 UTC. Details of the contact are below:

Collège Saint-Guibert, Gembloux, Belgium and Euro Space Center, Transinne,
Belgium; Combined telebridge via K6DUE
The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be NA1SS
The scheduled astronaut is Thomas Pesquet KG5FYG
Contact is a go for Option #5: Thu 2017-01-12 13:46:51 UTC 36 deg

1. Does the food taste the same on board as on earth?

2. Is it easy to always remain in zero gravity?

3. Do you sleep well in your position (in space)?

4. What is your first feeling when you arrived in the ISS?

5. What do you do in your free time?

6. How does space look like seen from ISS, can you see anything?

7. Where from comes the oxygen you breathe?

8. What is the biggest danger on board of ISS?

9. Are pets allowed on board?

10. What experiments do you perform on board of ISS?

11. Do you use a headset when you communicate with crew on board of ISS?

12. Do you have WiFi on board?

13. Is the perception of time the same on board as on earth?

14. What are your duties on board of ISS?

15. How do you wash your clothes?

16. Can you see the air pollution around the earth?

17. Who can become an astronaut?

18. How did you experience the lift-off?

19. Do you perform experiments about health?

20. Would you like to go to Mars?

Dirty Feet by Quinn Dombrowski / quinnanya on flickr
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FM broadcast radio Degen by User:Mohylek on WikiMedia
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Music during drone shot and end credits:
"Stranger Things" Cello Medley - Nicholas Yee

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