Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency

January 19, 2010 06:00 ET

Media Advisory: Robert Thirsk is Coming Back Home

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Jan. 19, 2010) - After travelling more than 125 million kilometers and breaking his own Canadian record of time spent in space, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut Robert Thirsk is coming back as a national hero. It will be his first visit to Canada since he landed in Kazakhstan on December 1, 2009.

Media representatives are invited to join CSA President Steve MacLean and employees to greet this modern explorer.

WHEN: January 19, 2010

WHAT: 10 a.m. Greeting of Robert Thirsk - Photo-op
10:30 a.m. Presentation of the highlights of Expedition 20/21

WHO: Steve MacLean, CSA President
Robert Thirsk, CSA Astronaut

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

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

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