Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques to talk to over 1000 young Canadians live from Kazakhstan

Media advisory

Longueuil, Quebec, May 28, 2018 — On Tuesday, , Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques will talk to over 1000 elementary and high school students across Canada about his upcoming space mission. He will do so virtually, since he is currently in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, serving as a backup astronaut for Expedition 56/57, which is scheduled to launch on

This Beakerhead initiative aims to inspire the next generation of space industry professionals.

Media representatives are invited to go to one of the participating schools (address below) or to watch the conference live on the Canadian Space Agency's YouTube channel.

Time What Who Where
  • 11:30 a.m. ET
David Saint-Jacques talks to elementary and high school students about his upcoming space mission and answers their questions
  • David Saint-Jacques, Canadian Space Agency astronaut
Lakewood Elementary School
713 St. George Street
Port Dover, ON N0A 1N0

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Contact information

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