On Friday, July 20, David Saint Jacques will speak about his journey to become an astronaut and his training for his upcoming mission, Expedition 58/59, at the launch of the Montreal Science Centre’s Water in the Universe exhibit.
On Thursday, July 19, he will speak about his journey to become an astronaut and his training for Expedition 58/59, his upcoming mission on board the International Space Station that is scheduled to launch on December 20, 2018.
On June 28, CSA expert Ken Podwalski will participate in a NASA briefing at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. On June 29, he will also be a guest on NASA TV to provide live commentary during the launch.
During the week of August 13, 2018, media representatives will have an opportunity to follow and film Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint Jacques while he is training in Russia. They are invited to the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center, where the Canadian astronaut is preparing for Expedition 58/59. He is scheduled to depart for the International Space Station on December 20, 2018.
Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques is currently the backup for European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst, who is scheduled to take off for the International Space Station on June 6, 2018. As such, he has passed the qualification exam and is on standby over the coming days.
Better space technologies are built on new, innovative ideas from talented Canadians. The Government of Canada is proud to invest in these revolutionary new concepts to turn them into products that will help improve our daily lives.
The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will join Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut Jeremy Hansen to announce a new investment in innovative space technologies to create middle-class jobs for Canadians.