ARISS school contact

11:36 UTC – ARISS contact Space Kamp, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

The Amicale Space Camp is addressed to 25 children aged 8-13 years old of different European nationalities. It is addressed to children of the European Patent Office staff and takes place in Noordwijk (Stay Okay hostel) from the 25th to the 29th of August 2014. All camp activities are designed to entertain children, stimulate their creative and manual skills, and teach them about science and space. The contact with the International Space Station will be a key activity in the programme as it gives the children the opportunity to talk with an astronaut and understand that space is an international endeavour.

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Students asked the following questions:

2. William (12): Do you have a fridge on the ISS?
3. Enrique K. (12): Would you prefer to go to Mars or land on a comet?
4. Camille (11): Is it difficult to move on the ISS?
5. Margot (11): Do you always get along with your crew mates?
6. Esther (11): Do you have animals on board the International Space Station?
7. Adelie (10): Do you like building things?
8. Rolan (10): Do you like working with people from all over the world?
9. Loic (10): How long was your training as an astronaut?
10. Jean-Pierre (9): Were you happy when you got selected as an astronaut?
11. Emilie (9): What kind of physical exercises do you do during the astronaut training?
12. Husselin (8): How do you distinguish day and night on ISS?
13. Thomas (8): Is astronaut food as good as at home?
14. Maxime (8): Are you homesick?
15. Noah (7): What happens if you get sick on the ISS?
16. Ingmar (12): Do you like science?
17. Thibault (11): Do you work as a team on the ISS?
18. Enrique V. (11): Do you think aliens exist?
19. Matis (8): What do you prefer, rugby, football or martial arts?
20. Emma (8): Did you have many friends when you were a child?

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