Astronaut David Saint-Jacques to explore Earth from space

Media advisory

Ottawa, Ontario, January 18, 2019 — During a live appearance from space, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques will launch an interactive Web-based activity using pictures taken from space.

Dr. Roberta Bondar, the first Canadian woman in space and Jenni Sidey-Gibbons, CSA astronaut, will have a discussion with David Saint-Jacques during the event.

Media representatives who are unable to attend can watch the event live on the CSA's YouTube channel.

Time What Who Where
11:20 a.m. ET Launch of interactive Web-based activity Exploring Earth
  • Dr. Roberta Bondar, former CSA astronaut
  • David Saint-Jacques, CSA astronaut
  • Jenni Sidey-Gibbons, CSA astronaut
  • About 200 students in grades 5 and 6
Canada Science and Technology Museum
Auditorium
1867 St Laurent Boulevard
Ottawa, Ontario K1G 5A3

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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@canada.ca
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