Setup

Bellefontaine City Schools students will ask these questions to astronauts (as time allows):

  • How long does it take to get used to gravity after being in space?
  • Can you throw objects, like a football, on the ISS?
  • How close are you to the moon, sun, or earth right now?
  • How do you train to keep healthy in space?
  • What is the weirdest thing you have ever encountered in space?
  • How long can you stay in space?
  • What is the protocol if depressurization occurs on the ISS?
  • Who inspired you to go to space?
  • What happens if someone breaks a bone or gets injured in another way on the ISS?
  • Aside from a clock, how do you know if it is day or night in space?
  • Do you have a tracking device in case an asteroid hits the ISS or another planet?
  • What does the earth look like from the ISS?
  • How does space affect our motor skills?
  • What are some of the side effects of spending long durations in space?
  • What is your favorite part of being in space?
  • What resources do you have available on the ISS if something breaks?
  • What is the hardest thing about going to space?
  • How long and how hard did you have to train in order to be able to go to space?