Natural Resources Canada

Natural Resources Canada

October 15, 2009 09:53 ET

Media Advisory/Natural Resources Canada: National Science and Technology Week Launched with Message from International Space Station

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 15, 2009) -



On Friday, October 16, at the Canada Science and Technology Museum, the
Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), and
Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Dr. Robert Thirsk will launch National
Science and Technology Week 2009.

The media will have opportunities for interviews with Minister of State
(Science and Technology) Dr. Gary Goodyear; National Science and Technology
Week Federal Champion Geoff Munro, Natural Resources Canada; Canadian
Astronaut Chris Hadfield; and Canada Science and Technology Museum
Corporation President and CEO Denise Amyot.

Location: Canada Science and Technology Museum Auditorium
1867 St. Laurent Blvd.
Ottawa, Ontario

Date and October 16, 2009
Time: 8:30 a.m. EDT

Contact Information

  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
    Kelly Ray
    613-949-5732
    kray@technomuses.ca
    or
    Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa
    Media Relations
    613-992-4447
    or
    Office of the Minister
    Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa
    Jocelyne Turner
    Press Secretary
    613-996-2007