From: Canadian Space Agency
Posted: Wednesday, March 6, 2002
Saint-Hubert, Quebec, March 6, 2002 - The Northern Centre for Advanced Technology Inc. (NORCAT), has developed a prototype drill for potential use on a future Mars mission as part of a feasibility study done for the Canadian Space Agency (CSA).
Raymond Bonin, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt and Diane Marleau, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, will join Canadian Space Agency President Marc Garneau and NORCAT Executive Director and CEO Darryl Lake for a demonstration of the Mars drilling technology.
Representatives of the media are invited to attend this Mars drilling technology demonstration. Dr. Garneau, Mr. Lake and CSA Mars Project lead Alain Berinstain will be available for interviews.
Demonstration of Drilling Technology for Mars Exploration
Thursday, March 7, 2002
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
1400 Barrydowne Rd (Turn at Macisaac Drive)
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For more information:
Canadian Space Agency
Tel.: (450) 926-4370
Director, Marketing and Institutional Relations
Tel.: (705) 524-7387
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