David Saint-Jacques to speak with students from the school that won the "Bring space to your school" contest

Media advisory

Inuvik, Northwest Territories, – Live from the International Space Station, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques will talk to over 700 students, teachers and members of East Three School (elementary and secondary) in Inuvik, Northwest Territories, winner of the Bring space to your school contest.

In , the CSA launched this contest for elementary and secondary schools across Canada. Participating schools competed for the opportunity to have a live conversation with David Saint-Jacques while he is on the International Space Station.

CSA astronaut Jenni Sidey-Gibbons will participate in the discussion and will give a presentation on the training and work of an astronaut.

Media representatives who cannot go to the school in person can watch the event live (or watch the video afterwards) on the CSA's YouTube channel.

Time What Who Where
9:40 a.m. MT – Activity begins
10 a.m. MT – Contact with David Saint-Jacques begins
David Saint-Jacques answers questions from students of East Three School (elementary and secondary) in Inuvik, Northwest Territories
  • David Saint-Jacques, CSA astronaut
  • Jenni Sidey-Gibbons, CSA astronaut
East Three School
116 Kingmingya Road
Inuvik, NWT X0E 0T0

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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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