Canada’s newest astronauts to touch down at the Canadian Space Agency

Media Advisory

Longueuil, Quebec, June 29, 2017 —The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will welcome Canada’s two newest astronauts to the country’s space program. Also in attendance will be astronaut Jeremy Hansen.

This event will be attended by employees of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and their families. It will include a photo opportunity, question-and-answer session for the audience, media tour of CSA mission control, and media availability with the two newest astronauts.

Date:
July 4, 2017

Time:
9:30 a.m. (EDT): photo-op
10:00 a.m. (EDT): event

Where:
Canadian Space Agency
6767 Route de l’Aéroport
Saint-Hubert, Quebec  J3Y 8Y9
                 
Who:
The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development
Jeremy Hansen, Canadian Space Agency astronaut
Canada’s two new astronauts               

For more information on the Astronaut Recruitment Campaign, consult our media kit.

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Contact information:
Canadian Space Agency
Media Relations Office
Telephone: 450-926-4370
Website: http://asc-csa.gc.ca
Email: ASC.Medias-Media.CSA@asc-csa.gc.ca  
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