Amateur radio contact between David Saint-Jacques and Yellowknife students

Media advisory

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, May 3, 2019 — As part of the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) program, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques will connect with Yellowknife students from Mildred Hall School and answer their questions today, 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.

Media are invited to witness this exchange in person.

Time What Who Where
12 p.m. MT – beginning of the event
12:30 p.m. MT – beginning of the connection with David Saint-Jacques
Amateur radio contact between Earth and space
  • David Saint-Jacques, CSA astronaut
  • 270 students from kindergarten to Grade 8
Mildred Hall School
5408 Franklin Ave.
Yellowknife, NT X1A 1E5

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