Upcoming ARISS Contacts
as of March 2, 2015
- Direct contacts with students at G. Salvemini – G. La Pira, Montemurlo, Italy, direct via IQ5VR and at “Dante Alighieri” 1st Grade Secondary (Middle) School, Casale Monferrato, Italy, direct via IK1SLD The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be IRØISS with astronaut is Samantha Cristoforetti IZØUDF are scheduled for Sat 2015-03-07 10:51:41 UTC 30 deg.
G. Salvemini – G. La Pira
“Salvemini – La Pira” is a secondary middle schoo located in Montemurlo, province of Prato, in the Tuscany region. The school has 21 classes with pupils ages 11 to 14 with a total of 520 pupils. The name of the school derives from the fusion of the two schools of the commune. This is the only secondary middle school in the area.
The "Dante Alighieri" School is situated outside the town center of Casale Monferrato, near the ancient Cittadella, province of Alessandria, in the Piedmont region. It is a modern construction, developed on two main buildings: one for the school's didactical and administrative activities, one for the sport activities (gym and pool). It is surrounded by a wide playground, with a little plantation of poplars, planted by the pupils of the school. There are 12 classrooms (4 on the main floor and 8 on the first floor) and several labs, including a Science Lab, Informatics Lab, Techno Lab, Art Lab, Maths Lab, and a Languages Lab, and a colorful and expansive library. There also a lot of afternoon activities, such as Latin courses, languages courses and sport tournaments (soccer, basket, volleyball). The Dante Secondary I grade School has a current roll of 230 students and a teaching staff of 29. In the last few years the school has been enhanced by the richness of its diverse student population.