Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency

January 07, 2013 07:30 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield's First News Conference Live From Space

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Jan. 7, 2013) - January 10 will be the first opportunity for media representatives to speak with Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield who will have spent 23 days in orbit.

ONLY THE MEDIA PRESENT ON-SITE at the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) will be able to ask questions. Interested media must call the CSA Media Relations team to reserve a place.

Journalists who cannot be on-site will be able to watch the event live on NASA TV.

When: January 10, 2013
What time: 12:15 to 12:35 p.m. EST
The time of the event may change without advance notice.
What: First news conference live from space
Who: Chris Hadfield, CSA Astronaut
Where: Canadian Space Agency
6767, route de l'Aéroport,
Saint-Hubert (Quebec) J3Y 8Y9

To schedule interviews with CSA spokespersons, please contact CSA Media Relations.

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

Videos, animations and pictures are available at this address:

About Expedition 34/35:

On December 19, 2012, CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield launched aboard a Russian Soyuz vehicle. Two days later, he docked to the International Space Station (ISS), his new orbital home for a five-month period. During the second half of his mission, Chris Hadfield will become the first Canadian Commander of the ISS-a milestone for Canadian space exploration.

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