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Mission STS-118 with Dave Williams Crew News Conference Live from Space

Press Release From: Canadian Space Agency
Posted: Thursday, August 16, 2007

Longueuil, Quebec, August 16, 2007 - Media representatives are invited to the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to take part in a Mission STS-118 Crew News Conference from space. CSA Astronaut Dave Williams and his colleagues will be taking questions from journalists.

ONLY MEDIA ON-SITE at the CSA will be able to ask a question. Interested media must call the CSA Media Relations team to reserve a place.

Time of event may change without advance notice. Please call the Media Relations Office to confirm. Notice: A display table of specially developed "Canasnack" (Canadian snacks) will be available to see, touch and eat. These healthy snacks have been developed by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and the Canadian Space Agency for Mission STS-118. Astronaut Dave Williams brought  enough Canasnack with him for the shuttle and International Space Station crews.

WHEN: August 17, 2007

TIME: 1:34 p.m.

WHAT: Crew News Conference live from space Question period from CSA (registered journalists only)

WHO: Dave Williams, CSA Astronaut, and the crew of STS-118                  

WHERE: Canadian Space Agency
6767 Route de l'Aéroport
Longueuil, Quebec

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's 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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