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Press Release From: Canadian Space Agency
Posted: Friday, May 21, 2004

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World-renowned physicists will meet in Toronto, May 23 to 27, at the 2nd International Symposium on Physical Sciences in Space / Spacebound 2004. They will discuss scientific advances in microgravity research and share results of experiments carried out on microgravity platforms such as the International Space Station, parabolic aircraft, sounding rockets, the Space Shuttle and drop towers. Officials from several national space agencies will meet the press to give a briefing on the latest evolution of space research in physical sciences.

Guest spokespeople:

  • Dr. Marcus Dejmek, Canadian Space Agency (CSA), Canada
  • Dr. Bradley Carpenter, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA),United States
  • Dr. Rainer Kuhl, Deutschen Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR), Germany
  • Dr. Bernard Zappoli, Centre national d'études spatiales (CNES), France
  • Dr. Oleg Fedorov, National Space Agency of Ukraine (NKAU), Ukraine
  • Dr. Martin Zell, European Space Agency (ESA)

WHEN:

Tuesday, May 25, 2004, at 1:00 p.m.

WHERE:

Delta Chelsea Hotel
33 Gerrard Street W.
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1Z4

For more information on the symposium: http://www.space.gc.ca/isps

Julie Simard
Conseillère en communications, Relations médias /Communications Advisor,
Media Relations
6767, route de l'Aéroport, St-Hubert (Québec) J3Y 8Y9
Tél.: (450) 926-4370
Fax (450) 926-4352
www.espace.gc.ca

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