More Canadian students' CubeSats launching to space

Media advisory

Longueuil, Quebec,  — On at 8:30 p.m. ET, a new batch of CubeSats designed and built by Canadian students will launch to the International Space Station:

The teams finalized preparations of their miniature satellites in at the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). This is the second launch of CubeSats under the Canadian CubeSat Project (CCP). Live coverage of the launch will air on NASA Live.

Through the CCP, 15 teams of students from each province and territory designed and built their own CubeSat with the guidance of CSA experts and representatives from the Canadian space industry.

Media interested in talking to a CSA expert or to representatives of the student teams and universities may contact:

Contact information of post-secondary institutions
Expert Contact
Tony Pellerin, Canadian Space Agency Manager, Space Science and Technology Media Relations Office
Canadian Space Agency
Taren Ginter, Operations Lead
Matt Innes-Leroux, Media Relations
McMaster University

Ross Neitz, Media Strategist
University of Alberta
Michael Vernon, Communications
Yukon University
Jayne Murray, Communications
Aurora Research Institute

- 30 -

Contact information

Canadian Space Agency
Media Relations Office
Telephone: 450-926-4370
Follow us on social media

Page details

Date modified: