The Canadian Space Agency brings space to Calgary during Beakerhead 2017

Media Advisory

Longueuil, Quebec, September 12, 2017 — The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is bringing space to Calgary students and families by taking part in Beakerhead festivities from September 13 to 15.

During this festival, which brings together arts, science and engineering, representatives of the CSA will be at the foot of the Calgary Municipal Space Station to discuss life and science aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

Danielle Cormier – a CSA mission controller who performs robotics operations on the ISS, including manoeuvering the emblematic Canadarm2 – will give lectures at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. She will also visit Calgary schools to share her passion with youth and raise interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers.

Media are invited to attend the following events:

Date:
September 13 to 15, 2017
Time:

8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (MDT)
What:

Canadian Space Agency booth at Beakerhead
Where
:
Calgary Tower
101 9 Ave. SW, Calgary, Alberta  T2P 1J9

Date:
September 13 and 14, 2017
Time:
4:00 p.m. (MDT)
What:
Presentation by Danielle Cormier, CSA Mission Controller
Audience:
150 SAIT students
Where:
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
Orpheus Theatre    
1301 16 Ave. NW, Calgary, Alberta  T2M 0L4

Date:
September 14, 2017
Time:
10:00 a.m. (MDT)
What:
Presentation by Danielle Cormier, CSA Mission Controller
Audience:
225 students (Grades 2 to 6)
Where:
Rosemont School
19 Rosevale Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta  T2K 1N6

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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@canada.ca  
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