Story Time from Space with Canadian Space Agency Astronaut David Saint-Jacques

Media advisory

Longueuil, Quebec, December 17, 2018 — On December 18, during a space-to-Earth connection with astronaut David Saint-Jacques, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) will launch a space-themed e-book. This initiative aims to encourage interest in space, learning and reading at a young age.

David Lametti, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, along with students from Saint-Jacques' elementary school, will participate in the event, which will feature the Canadian astronaut reading the e book aloud live from the International Space Station.

Media representatives are invited to the event. Those who cannot attend can watch it on the Canadian Space Agency's YouTube channel.

Date:
December 18, 2018

Time:
10:30 a.m. ET

What:
Story time from space with David Saint-Jacques

Who:
David Lametti, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development
David Saint-Jacques, CSA astronaut
125 students from Des Saints-Anges School, Saint-Lambert, Quebec

Where:
Canadian Space Agency
John H. Chapman Space Centre
6767 Route de l'Aeroport
Saint-Hubert, Quebec
J3Y 8Y9

For details on the mission, visit the Canadian Space Agency website.

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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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