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Marc Garneau and the Crew of STS-97 Share their Space Adventure!

Press Release From: Canadian Space Agency
Posted: Monday, February 12, 2001

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) invites media representatives to a newsmaker luncheon with veteran CSA astronaut Marc Garneau and the crew of STS-97. The event is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, 13 February 2001 at 12:00 p.m. EST at the National Press Club in Ottawa.

Accompanied by the Honourable Brian Tobin, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Canadian Space Agency, Dr. Garneau and the crewmembers will give a short audio-visual presentation featuring the highlights of their mission (in December 2000) to install the first set of American solar panels on the International Space Station. Following the presentation, Dr. Garneau and the crew will be available for questions. This is one of only two public events with the crew in Canada.

Note: By reservation only. Please make your reservation in advance by calling the National Press Club at (613) 233-5641. Tickets are $15.00 for members, $25.00 for non-members, and include a light lunch.

Visit the STS-97 Mission Web Site at:

http://www.space.gc.ca/csa_sectors/hum_pre/english/flights/sts_097/default.html Marc Garneau's biographical note is available at:

http://www.space.gc.ca/csa_sectors/hum_pre/english/flights/sts_097/about/default.html

REMINDER

WHAT Newsmaker luncheon

WHO Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Marc Garneau and the crew of STS-97

WHEN Tuesday, 13 February 2001 at 12:00 p.m. EST

WHERE National Press Club, 150 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario. Reserve by calling (613) 233-5641.

For more information:

Anna Kapiniari
Manager, Public Relations and Media
Canadian Space Agency
Tel.: (450) 926-4355

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