Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency

June 01, 2009 13:48 ET

Media Advisory/Space Serving Humanity: Canadian Entrepreneur Travels to Space on Philanthropic Mission

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - June 1, 2009) - Media representatives are invited to the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) for the announcement of the first philanthropic mission to the International Space Station by a private Canadian explorer, slated to launch with Soyuz TMA-16 crew this September.

The announcement will be made simultaneously in Moscow (Russia) and Longueuil (CSA Headquarters) and will take place on Thursday, June 4th 2009 at 9:30 a.m. EDT.

Live from Moscow will be representatives from Space Adventures and the first Canadian space explorer.

Live at CSA will be CSA President Steve MacLean.

What : First Canadian space explorer to travel to space on philanthropic

When : Thursday, June 4th, 2009 at 9:30 a.m.

Who: Steve Maclean, President, Canadian Space Agency-CSA
Canadian Private explorer in Moscow

Schedule: 9:30 a.m. Event starts
9:45 a.m. Q & A session with Moscow and Longueuil

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

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