Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency

June 04, 2007 06:00 ET

Media Advisory Reminder: Canadian Contribution to James Webb Space Telescope

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - June 4, 2007) - Gary Goodyear, Cambridge MP representing the Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Canadian Space Agency, will announce Canada's investment and participation in NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope.

Media representatives are invited to attend this event.



WHEN: Monday, June 4, 2007

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

WHAT: Announcement of investment and participation in NASA's JWST
Inauguration of COM DEV's new space optics facilities

WHO: Gary Goodyear, Federal MP, Cambridge, Ontario
Mike Pley, President, COM DEV
Dr. John Hutchings, Scientist, National Research Council's
Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics
John Decker, NASA representative
Dr Rene Doyon, assistant professor, Universite de Montreal

WHERE: COM DEV Ottawa
303 Terry Fox Drive
Kanata, Ontario
(613) 591-7777


For more information on JWST, visit CSA's website at: http://www.espace.gc.ca/asc/eng/satellites/jwst.asp

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