Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency

July 23, 2009 13:00 ET

Media Advisory: Julie Payette and Bob Thirsk, Crew News Conference Live from Space

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - July 23, 2009) - Media representatives are invited to the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to take part in the Crew News Conference from space. CSA Astronauts Julie Payette and Robert Thirsk and their 11 crew members will be taking questions from journalists.

ONLY JOURNALISTS ON-SITE at the CSA will be able to ask questions. Interested media parties must call the CSA Media Relations team to reserve a place.

Time of event may change without advance notice. Please call the CSA Media Relations Office to confirm the most up-to-date details.

Journalists who cannot be on site will be able to watch the event live on NASA TV.



WHEN: July 26, 2009

TIME: 2:28 p.m.

WHAT: Crew News Conference live from space
Question period at CSA (registered journalists ONLY)

WHO: Julie Payette, CSA Astronaut
Bob Thirsk, CSA Astronaut
Crew of Expedition 20/21
Crew of STS-127

WHERE: Canadian Space Agency
6767 Route de l'Aeroport
Longueuil, Quebec


To schedule interviews with CSA spokespersons, please contact CSA Media Relations at 450-926-4370.

For details on the mission, visit the Canadian Space Agency website at

www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/missions/expedition20-21/ and http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/missions/sts-127/default.asp

Video, animations and pictures are available at these addresses:

ftp://ftp.asc-csa.gc.ca/users/expedition20-21/pub/.

ftp://ftp.asc-csa.gc.ca/users/sts127/pub/.

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