World Space Week - Canadian Space Agency Virtual Lectures

Media advisory

Longueuil, Quebec, October 5, 2018 — This year, as part of World Space Week, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) will open its doors virtually. On October 5, 9 and 10, several experts will introduce their projects to the general public.

They will present some of the CSA's major projects involving satellites, an asteroid mapping instrument and stratospheric balloons.

Media representatives are invited to watch the lectures live on the Canadian Space Agency's YouTube channel.

RADARSAT Constellation – Observing Earth from space
Date: October 5, 2018
1:00 p.m. ET – French
2:00 p.m. ET – English
Lecture by Steve Iris, Senior Programs Officer, CSA

OSIRIS-REx – Collecting a sample from the surface of asteroid Bennu
Date: October 9, 2018
1:00 p.m. ET – French
Lecture by Daniel Gaudreau, Senior Systems Engineer, CSA

2:00 p.m. ET – English
Lecture by Tim Haltigin, Planetary Senior Mission Scientist, CSA

STRATOS – Using stratospheric balloons to test technologies
Date: October 10, 2018
1:00 p.m. ET – French
2:00 p.m. ET – English
Lecture by Steeve Montminy, Manager, Projects/Programs Portfolio, CSA

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