Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency

August 16, 2007 11:08 ET

CORRECTION FROM SOURCE/Media Advisory: Mission STS-118 with Dave Williams-Crew News Conference Live from Space

A correction from source is issued in respect to the media advisory published today at 8:53 ET. Please note that the time of the News Conference has changed. A complete and corrected version follows:

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Aug. 16, 2007) - Media representatives are invited to the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to take part in a Mission STS-118 Crew News Conference from space. CSA Astronaut Dave Williams and his colleagues will be taking questions from journalists.

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

Time of event may change without advance notice. Please call the Media Relations Office to confirm.

Notice: A display table of specially developed "Canasnack" (Canadian snacks) will be available to see, touch and eat. These healthy snacks have been developed by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and the Canadian Space Agency for Mission STS-118. Astronaut Dave Williams brought enough Canasnack with him for the shuttle and International Space Station crews.



WHEN: August 17, 2007

TIME: 1:34 p.m.

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

WHO: Dave Williams, CSA Astronaut, and the crew of STS-118

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's website at www.space.gc.ca/sts-118.

Video, animations and pictures are available at this address:
ftp://ftpsts118.space.gc.ca/users/jjanu/pub/

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