Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency

August 16, 2007 14:07 ET

Media Advisory: Dave Williams Sets Canadian Spacewalk Record

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Aug. 16, 2007) - Media representatives are invited to the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to view images from NASA TV of Astronaut Dave Williams as he ventures out into space for his third spacewalk, establishing a Canadian record. CSA Astronaut Steve MacLean, who was the second Canadian to perform a spacewalk in 2006, will be on-site to comment on this unique experience.

The time of the event may change without advance notice. Please call our Media Relations Office at 450-926-4370 for the most up-to-date information.
Journalists who cannot be on-site at CSA will be able to watch the event live on our website at www.space.gc.ca/media.



WHEN August 18, 2007

TIME

9:40 a.m. Commentaries and spacewalk tools demonstration by Astronaut
Steve MacLean prior to Dave Williams' spacewalk

10:01 a.m. View images on NASA TV as Astronaut Williams ventures outside
the space station

10:10 a.m. Interviews

WHO Steve MacLean, CSA Astronaut

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 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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