90 years of collaboration between Canada and Japan

Media advisory

Longueuil, Quebec, October 11, 2018 — On October 12, 2018, to highlight 90 years of diplomatic relations between Japan and Canada, the Embassy of Japan in Canada is organizing a symposium called Uniting Countries to Head into the Universe.

Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut Jeremy Hansen, along with Koichi Wakata, Japanese astronaut and Vice President of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), will also participate in discussions on space exploration and international collaboration.

Media are welcome to attend the event.

Friday, October 12, 2018

9:30 a.m. ET

Uniting Countries to Head into the Universe symposium

Koichi Wakata, JAXA astronaut and Vice President
Jeremy Hansen, CSA astronaut

University of Ottawa, Desmarais Hall, Room 4101
55 Laurier Avenue East
Ottawa, Ontario  K1N 6N5

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