Opportunity to witness the launch of David Saint-Jacques' mission in Kazakhstan
Longueuil, Quebec, September 12, 2018 — On December 20, 2018 (local date in Baikonur), Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques will launch to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard a Soyuz rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Media representatives are invited to take part in pre-launch, launch and post-launch events in Baikonur, Kazakhstan.
The number of places is limited, and participation is subject to obtaining accreditation and a visa. Media representatives must cover their own travel costs.
Preliminary schedule (subject to change)
Local dates (Baikonur)
Departure from Moscow for Baikonur, Kazakhstan
Launch of the Soyuz and arrival of the crew aboard the ISS
Return flight to Moscow
- To learn more about David Saint-Jacques' mission (Expedition 58/59).
- For more information about the Soyuz.
- Images and videos of David Saint-Jacques.
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