Welcome back to Canada, David Saint-Jacques! Canadian astronaut greeted at the Canadian Space Agency

Media advisory

Longueuil, Quebec, July 8, 2019 — On July 10, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will welcome Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques back to the Canadian Space Agency (CSA).

Before an audience of CSA employees and young Canadians, David Saint Jacques will talk about his mission and answer questions from young people.

Media are invited to go to the John H. Chapman Space Centre for this event. Those who are unable to attend can watch the event live (or watch the video afterwards) on the CSA's YouTube channel.


  • The event will take place in two different locations at the CSA:
        First part – Main entrance: shoulder cameras only;
        Second part – Conference Centre.
  • Media must arrive at the CSA no later than 9:30 a.m. ET.
  • A question period will be held, but one-on-one interviews with David Saint-Jacques will not be possible.

July 10, 2019

10:00 a.m. ET

CSA astronaut David Saint-Jacques welcomed back to the CSA

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development
Sylvain Laporte, CSA President
David Saint-Jacques, CSA astronaut

John H. Chapman Space Centre
6767 Route de l'Aéroport
, Quebec  J3Y 8Y9

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Telephone: 450-926-4370
Website: http://asc-csa.gc.ca
Email: ASC.Medias-Media.CSA@canada.ca
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