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- Published: Monday, 08 July 2013 08:24
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An International Space Station educational contact is scheduled with participants of Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesu, Rome, State of Vatican City. The event is to begin at approximately 12:36 UTC, which is 14:36 CEST. This will be a direct contact operated by HV2VO. The event will be webcast on http://www.livestream.com/amsat_italia Downlink signals will be audible in Europe. Interested parties are invited to listen on 145.800MHz FM.
Presentation: Created in 1869 through a generous initiative of the Salviati family, and donated to the Holy See in 1924, the Bambino Gesu Children’s Hospital is now a comprehensive children’s polyclinic. In 1985, it has been formally recognized by the Italian Ministry of Health as Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico IRCCS (Research Hospital), and it is now one of the three Paediatric IRCCS in Italy, and the only one for Central and Southern Regions. The Hospital is a reference point in Italy and abroad and it is connected to the most important paediatric centres in Europe and the United States.
The conversation with the astronaut will be conducted in Italian. Participants will ask as many of following questions as time allows: