From: Canadian Space Agency
Posted: Thursday, March 28, 2002
Saint-Hubert, Quebec, March 28, 2002 - Colonel Chris Hadfield, the first Canadian to ever do a spacewalk, will be speaking to groups of students and business people in Toronto, Barrie and Sudbury between April 3 and 9, 2002.
Col. Hadfield is presently living in Star City, Russia, as NASA's Director of Operations at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre. As NASA's lead representative his work includes coordination and direction of all Space Station Crew activities in Russia, oversight of training and crew support staff, as well as policy negotiation with the Russian Space Program and other International Partners.
Media are invited to attend the following events:
Wednesday, April 3 - North York 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Who: 673 grade-9 students from 13 schools in Toronto 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. 664 grade-6 students from 21 schools in Toronto Theme: Robotics and the International Space Station Where: Earl Haig School 100 Princess Avenue North York Thursday, April 4, 2002 - Toronto 1:45 - 3:00 p.m. Who: 400-700 engineering students Theme: The Future of Robotics in Canada Where: Medical Sciences Lecture Room University of Toronto 1 King's College Circle Toronto Friday, April 5, 2002 - Barrie 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Who: 750 grade-6 students 11:00 - noon 750 grade-6 students Theme: Robotics and the International Space Station Where: Barrie Central Collegiate 125 Dunlop Street West Barrie 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. Who: Barrie Industrial Community (Hosted by City Hall) Theme: Personal Experience Where: Molson House 100 Molson park Drive Barrie Saturday, April 6, 2002 - Mississauga 8:00 - 8:15 a.m. Who: Attendance at First Robotics Competition Theme: The future of Robotics in Canada Where: Hershey Centre 5500 Rose Cherry Place Mississauga Monday, April 8, 2002 - Sudbury 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Who: 250 High School Students Theme: Robotics and the International Space Station Where: Science North 100 Ramsey Lake road Sudbury 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Who: College Students in various technical sectors Theme: The Future of Robotic Technology in Canada Where: Cambrian College 1400 Barrydowne Road Sudbury Tuesday, April 9, 2002 - Sudbury 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Who : 100 Engineering students Theme : The Future of Robotics Technology in Canada Where : 11th floor of Parker Building Laurentian University Ramsey Lake Road Sudbury
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