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Live from the International Space Station Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Chris Hadfield

Press Release From: Canadian Space Agency
Posted: Thursday, April 26, 2001

Saint-Hubert, Quebec, April 26, 2001 - The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) invites media to join the Honourable Brian Tobin, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Canadian Space Agency, and Canadian students in a live link with CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield from the International Space Station. Colonel Hadfield will answer questions from students across the country about subjects ranging from Canadarm2 to his historic spacewalk.

WHAT
Live link with CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield from International Space Station

WHO
The Honourable Brian Tobin, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Canadian Space Agency Mac Evans, President, Canadian Space Agency
Students from Akwesasne Mohawk School, Pinecrest Public School, École Terre-des-jeunes, Cadets from the Governor General Footguards Army Cadets Corps Unit 2784

WHEN
Friday, 27 April 2001
10:25 Beginning of the event
10:46 Link up with the International Space Station
11:06 End of the downlink
11:13 End of the event

WHERE
Canada Science and Technology Museum
1867 St. Laurent Blvd.
Ottawa, Ontario

The event will also be broadcast live to schools across the country via Industry Canada's Schoolnet at www.schoolnet.ca/space .

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Information:

CSA Media Relations Office
Canadian Space Agency
Tel.: (450) 926-4370
Fax: (514) 943-4352
E-mail: media.relations@space.gc.ca

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