- Category: ARSPEX
- Published: Monday, 17 June 2013 16:28
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An International Space Station school contact is scheduled with participants at Liceo Scientifico Galileo Galilei, Catania, Italy. Astronaut will be Luca Parmitano, KF5KPD. The event is to start at approximately 14:57 UTC, which is 16:57 CEST. The contact will be a telebridge operated by ground station VK4KHZ, located in Queensland, Australia. The contact will be broadcast on EchoLink AMSAT (node 101 377) and JK1ZRW (node 277 208) Conference servers, as well as on IRLP Discovery Reflector 9010. Moreover, the event will be webstreamed on http://www.livestream.com/amsat_italia
School presentation: The Galileo Galilei school has a good reputation for the scientific activities and the laboratory teaching offered to the students. It’s a school with almost 2000 students. Most of the students try to enter Medicine or Engineering after graduation. All students study English at any level. At school there are three labs with computers and Internet connection is available in any classroom.
Students are aged 14-18. The conversation will be conducted in Italian. Students will ask as many of following questions as time allows: