Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency

May 26, 2011 15:33 ET

Media Advisory: Astronaut Jeremy Hansen Visits Ontario

LONGUEUIL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - May 26, 2011) - On May 29 to 31st, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Astronaut Jeremy Hansen will go back to his Ontarian roots. He will visit London, Ingersoll and Toronto to explain to students how exciting and demanding astronaut training is. Jeremy was recruited by the CSA in 2009 and has been training at NASA's Johnson Space Center since.

Journalists are invited to these events.

Sunday, May 29

1 p.m.Review of 614 Forest City Royal Canadian Air Cadets Squadron
Where:Diamond Aircraft Industries
1560 Crumlin Sideroad, London ON

Monday, May 30

8:45 a.m.Westminster Secondary School
230 Base Line Road West
London, ON N6J 1W1
Audience: 180 Grade 9 students
12:45 p.m.Westfield Public School
38 Glenn Avenue
Ingersoll, ON,
Audience: 108 students from Kindergarten to Grade 6

Tuesday, May 31

10:15Opening of Eyes on the Skies Planetarium Program for pre-schoolers
Where: Ontario Science Centre
770 Don Mills Road
Toronto, ON
Audience 1: 12-20 children under 8 years old
Audience 2: 30 grade 12 science school students, general public.

For more information visit the CSA website at www.asc-csa.gc.ca.

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