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February 26, 2014 08:00 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Jeremy Hansen in Winnipeg

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Feb. 26, 2014) - This week, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Astronaut Jeremy Hansen will be in Winnipeg, Manitoba to meet with Canadian students. He will speak with them about his journey and what it takes to become an astronaut.

Media are invited to the following events:

Thursday, February 27, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m. (CST)
Where: Sisler High School
1360 Redwood Ave, Winnipeg, MB R2X 0Z1
Who: Jeremy Hansen, CSA Astronaut
Audience: - 100 students (grades 10-12)
- Northen Manitoba schools will also be connected via videoconference
Friday, February 28, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m. (CST)
Where: The Manitoba Museum
190 Rupert Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3B 0N2
Who: Jeremy Hansen, CSA Astronaut
Audience: - 230 students (grade 6-12)
- Schools represented: St. Avila School, École Sacré-Coeur, Nelson McIntyre Collegiate, Victoria Albert School, RH Smith School
Time: 2:00 p.m. (CST)
Where: Woodlands Elementary School
91 Porteous Avenue, Woodlands, MB ROC 3H0
Who: Jeremy Hansen, CSA Astronaut
Audience: - 250 students (grade 5-9)
- Schools represented: Woodland Elementary School, Brant-Argyle Elementary School, Warren Elementary School, and Warren High School
Special Guests: - 3 students from Brant-Argyle School who sent their experiment on cancer to the International Space Station in January

To learn more about Jeremy Hansen: http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/astronauts/biohansen.asp

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