Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency

March 03, 2008 06:30 ET

Media Advisory/Canadian Space Agency: Canada's Space Robot Dextre and Mission STS-123

NASA Media technical briefing

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - March 3, 2008) - NASA is holding a technical briefing for media regarding mission STS-123 today at 10:30 a.m. (EDT). Daniel Rey, Canadian Space Agency Project Engineer for Dextre is taking part in the briefing.

Dextre is Canada's third robotic contribution to the International Space Station. It will be launched with Space Shuttle Endeavour on mission STS-123, set for March 11.

Media representatives can obtain more information on the briefing from NASA TV at http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html.

For more on Dextre and mission STS-123, please visit the Canadian Space Agency website at www.space.gc.ca, or the FTP site: ftp://ftp-dextre.space.gc.ca/pub/.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Space Agency
    Media Relations Office
    450-926-4370