Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency

February 08, 2010 15:00 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Astronaut Robert Thirsk in Calgary

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 8, 2010) - Canadian Space Agency Astronaut, Robert Thirsk is in Calgary this week. He is meeting many groups to talk about his six-month adventure to space.

Media representatives are invited to these events:

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Mountain Time

10:30 a.m. Presentation: My Life in Space
387 Kindergarten to grade 5 students

Glenmore Christian Academy
16520 24th Street SW

2 p.m. Presentation: My Life in Space
800 grade 7 to 12 students
Lord Beaverbrook
9019 Fairmont Drive SE

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

5:30 p.m. Armchair Discussion on Expedition 20/21
Robert Thirsk, CSA astronaut
Doug Hamilton, Flight surgeon
Audience: University students and alumni
University of Calgary
ICT 102 - 856 Campus Pl.

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