From: Canadian Space Agency
Posted: Friday, August 10, 2007
Longueuil, Quebec, August 9, 2007 - Media representatives are invited to the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to view images from NASA TV of Astronaut Dave Williams as he ventures out into space for his first ever spacewalk. CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield, who performed the very first Canadian spacewalk in 2001, will be on-site to comment on this unique experience.
The time of the event may change without advance notice. Please call our Media Relations Office at 450-926-4370for the most up-to-date information.
Journalists who cannot be on-site at CSA will be able to watch the event live on our website at www.space.gc.ca/media.
WHEN August 11, 2007
12:15 p.m. Brief presentation and spacewalk tools demonstration by Astronaut Chris Hadfield prior to Dave Williams' spacewalk
12:30 p.m. View images on NASA TV as Astronaut Williams ventures outside the space station
12:40 p.m. Interviews
WHO Chris Hadfield, CSA Astronaut
WHERE Canadian Space Agency
6767 Route de l'Aeroport
To schedule interviews with CSA spokespersons, please contact CSA Media Relations at 450-926-4370.
For details on the mission, visit the Canadian Space Agency website at www.space.gc.ca/sts-118.
Video, animations and pictures are available at this address: ftp://ftpsts118.space.gc.ca/users/jjanu/pub/
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