Amateur radio contact between David Saint-Jacques and students from northern Quebec

Media advisory

Kangiqsualujjuaq, Quebec,  — As part of the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) program, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques will connect with students from Ulluriaq School and answer their questions on , live from the International Space Station (ISS).

ARISS is an international program aimed at inspiring students worldwide to pursue interests and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through amateur radio communications opportunities with the ISS crew. During David Saint-Jacques' mission, Radio Amateurs of Canada hopes to establish as many as 20 contacts between the astronaut and youth, both in Canada and around the world.

Media are invited to listen to this exchange, audio only, on the Canadian Space Agency's YouTube channel.

Time What Who Where
12:14 p.m. ET – beginning of the connection with David Saint-Jacques Amateur radio contact between Earth and space
  • David Saint-Jacques, CSA astronaut
  • 200 students from kindergarten to Grade 12
Audio broadcast available here: YouTube channel

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