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Media advisory

NASA teleconference on scientific experiments aboard the ISS

Longueuil, Quebec, March 16, 2018 — In the context of the next SpaceX resupply mission scheduled in April, NASA will hold a teleconference on March 19 to discuss scientific experiments performed on the International Space Station (ISS). Researcher Dr. Guy Trudel will talk about the Canadian experiment MARROW, conducted in collaboration with the Canadian Space Agency, which is examining the effect of space on bone marrow and blood cells.

Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques, who is set to embark on a space mission in November 2018, is participating in MARROW.

Date:
March 19, 2018

Time:
11:00 am ET

What:
NASA teleconference about scientific experiments aboard the ISS

Who:
Dr. Guy Trudel, principal investigator, University of Ottawa

Where:
To listen to the teleconference live (audio only), go to the NASA site.

To participate in the teleconference, please contact Stephanie Schierholz at NASA at 202-358-1100 or stephanie.schierholz@nasa.gov by Friday, March 16, 2018, at 5:00 pm ET.

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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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