Presentation to students on engineering in the space sector

Media advisory

Longueuil, Quebec, March 19, 2018 — In order to encourage the next generation to pursue careers in engineering and technology, Kumudu Jinadasa, project engineer and mission manager at the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), will talk to young Canadians about her career.

On Wednesday, March 21, she will give a virtual presentation to over 260 elementary school students and will answer their questions.

Media representatives are invited to go to the schools listed below or watch the presentation live on the Canadian Space Agency's YouTube channel.

Date:
March 21, 2018

Time:
11:30 am ET

What:
Presentation on being an engineer

Who:
Kumudu Jinadasa, project engineer and mission manager at the CSA

Where:
C.W. Perry School
186 Sagewood Blvd. SW, Airdrie, Alberta  T4B 3A6

Webber Academy
1515 – 93rd Street SW, Calgary, Alberta  T3H 4A8

Emerald Ridge Elementary School
15 Motherwell Drive, White City, Saskatchewan  S4L 0C5

Live broadcast: Canadian Space Agency's YouTube channel

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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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