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Canadian Space Agency Awards Major COntract to MD Space and Advanced Robotics LTD.

Press Release From: Canadian Space Agency
Posted: Friday, June 23, 2000

Media representatives are invited to attend a press conference during which Mr. John Cannis, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable John Manley, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), will announce the awarding of a major contract to MacDonald Dettwiler Space and Advanced Robotics Ltd (MD Robotics) of Brampton, Ontario.

This agreement will allow for the continuation of Canada's contribution to the International Space Station and will create many jobs in Canada in the fields of engineering and robotics.

The event will take place: Tuesday, June 27, 2000

9:45 a.m.

MD Robotics

9445 Airport Road, Brampton, Ontario

A guided tour of MD Robotics facilities and a technical briefing will be held immediately after the press conference.

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For more information:

Caroline Lavallée
Senior Communications Officer
Canadian Space Agency
Tel.: (450) 926-4370
Cell: (514) 943-6808
E-mail: caroline.lavallee@space.gc.ca

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