15 May ISS contact to school in Philippines but audible in USA !!

15 MAY an ISS school contact has been planned with participants at University of the Philippines Integrated School, Quezon City, Philippines !

The event is scheduled to begin at approximately 08:22 UTC.

The contact will be a telebridge between NA1SS and W6SRJ


in Santa Rosa, CA (USA)

The contact is in TELEBRIDGE an is ONLY audible over the west coast of the U.S.

The contact is expected to be conducted in English.

The UP Integrated School (est. 1976) is the laboratory school of the UP College of Education. It offers an integrated curriculum from Kindergarten to Grade 12. It is one of the country's pioneer integrated schools and has been offering an integrated curriculum from Kindergarten to Grade 10 since its inception until the mandatory implementation of the Department of Education's K-12 program in 2012. The UPIS is the product of the merging of three schools whose functions it inherited. These are the UP High School (est. 1916), the UP Elementary School (est. 1936), and the UP Preparatory High School (est. 1954).

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Age of students is 14 and 15.

Participants will ask as many of the following questions as time allows:

1. What are the challenges that astronauts face while working inside the
international space station? How are these issues addressed?
2. What can you give as an advice or words of inspiration to young aspiring
Filipinos dreaming of becoming involved in NASA's (or International) space
3. The Philippines is one of the most disaster-prone (typhoon, earthquakes,
and volcanic eruptions) countries in the world. What researches does the
ISS have to help these countries (or the Philippines, in particular)
minimize risks related to such disasters?
4. Which of the recent breakthroughs/discoveries in your research in the ISS
is your team's favorite and why?
5. Given the latest discoveries/experiments your team has done in the ISS,
which field in science and technology do you think has the most promising
advancement in the upcoming years?
6. How can the youth have a more active participation in space programs?
(Skills training, seminars, etc.)
7. How long does it take to get use to the weightlessness in space?
8. What did you do before you became an astronaut?
9. Compared to Earth-based monitoring programs, how does the ISS facilities
and equipment help in monitoring environmental disasters?
10. What can the Philippines do if it wants to participate in international
space programs?

IW2BSF – Sun, 2018 – 05 – 13 10:03



Submitted by ianmugoya on Wed, 2018-05-23 00:49.

Contact SUCCESS!

Contact with ISS with astronaut Scott Tingle via Telebridge from W6SRJ. We would like to thank our ARISS coordinators for helping us in this event.

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Submitted by izrael bautista on Tue, 2018-05-15 04:50.

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