Canada Science and Technology Museum

Canada Science and Technology Museum

October 08, 2009 10:00 ET

Media Advisory: Dr. Robert Thirsk to Greet Symposium Participants With Special Message From the International Space Station

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 8, 2009) - Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Astronaut Dr. Robert Thirsk will launch National Science and Technology Week with a recorded message to the delegates attending the launch event at the Canada Science and Technology Museum (CSTM).



When: Friday, October 16, 2009
8:30 a.m.

Where: Canada Science and Technology Museum Auditorium
1867 St. Laurent Blvd.

What: As part of the Royal Society of Canada symposium's opening
remarks, Dr. Robert Thirsk will deliver a message from aboard the
International Space Station to launch the 2009 National Science
and Technology Week on behalf of NSTW co-hosts Natural Resources
Canada and the Canadian Space Agency.


Interview opportunities available with

- NSTW Federal Champion Geoff Munro;

- Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield;

- Canada Science and Technology Museum Corporation President and CEO Denise Amyot.

To register visit www.rsc-src.ca

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