Domande degli studenti
Liceo Scientifico Statale “Lorenzo Respighi”, Piacenza Italy
Saturday, May 5, 2007
Station IZ4JSC in Italy will call NA1SS at approximately 10:24 UTC.
Students will ask as many of the following questions as time allows:
1. Do you have to do
any particular manoeuvres with the ISS or with the vehicle that brings you up
2. What kind of experiments and research do you do in the ISS?
3. Why is it important to do experiments and research in the ISS rather than in any lab on Earth?
4. What happens if you fall ill during your mission and how can you get medical treatment?
5. Is the air inside the ISS similar to the air on Earth and how long can you survive if you have problems with pressurization inside the ISS?
6. How long does it take to get used to zero gravity and how do you move without gravity?
7. Does the absence of gravity have any effect on your body?
8. How can you sleep without gravity?
9. In case of a breakdown are you able to repair the broken part of any kind of equipment?
10. Do you have any private space inside the ISS?
11. What’s your conception of time when you are in space?
12. When will be completed the assembly of the ISS and what vehicles carry all the materials needed on board the ISS?
13. How do you organize the day on board the ISS and how do you spend your spare time?
14. What is the distance between Earth and the ISS and for what reason the ISS stays in that orbit?
15. Would you like to go on a mission to Mars?
16. Have you ever had any emergencies on board the ISS?
17. Did you have to do any psychological tests before leaving for space?
18. What is the temperature inside the ISS and does it change if the ISS is in sunlight or in shadow?
19. How long do you have to train for a space mission and how do you train?
20. Do you believe that old space vehicles like the Shuttle or the Soyuz will soon be replaced by more modern ones?