Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency

April 19, 2012 08:00 ET

Media Advisory: David Saint-Jacques in Quebec

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - April 19, 2012) - Next week Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques will be meeting with numerous students, professionals and the general public in the province of Quebec, principally on the South Shore of Quebec City. Through various speaking engagements, he will address diverse audiences about his career as an astronaut, the importance of team work, the value of approaching ones work with passion, and the significance of space research on advances in bone health.

Media are invited to the following events:

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Time: 12:30 p.m.
What: Astronaut Training and Team Work (in French only)
Who: CSA Astronaut David Saint-Jacques
Audience: 250 project managers, industry leaders and university staff
Where: Colloque Synergie, Stratégie, Succès
Centre de Congrès et d'exposition de Lévis
5750, J-B Michaud
Lévis, Quebec
Time: 2:45 p.m.
What: From Astrophysicist to Astronaut (in French only)
Who: CSA Astronaut David Saint-Jacques
Audience: 950 students (grade 7-11)
Where: Collège de Lévis
9, Mgr Gosselin
Lévis, Quebec

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Time: 9:30 a.m.
What: From Astrophysicist to Astronaut (in French only)
Who: CSA Astronaut David Saint-Jacques
Audience: 400 students (grade 9-11)
Where: École secondaire Les Étchemins
3724 avenue des Églises
Charny, Quebec
Time: 1:20 p.m.
What: From Astrophysicist to Astronaut (in French only)
Who: CSA Astronaut David Saint-Jacques
Audience: 250 students (grade 6-11) from École secondaire Saint-Charles
Where: Église Saint-Charles
2815, avenue Royale
Saint-Charles-de-Bellechasse, Quebec
Time: 7:00 p.m.
What: Space Research and Osteoporosis (in French only)
Who: CSA Astronaut David Saint-Jacques
Audience: 300 senior citizens and general public
Where: Salon prévention des chutes chez les personnes âgées
Centre Bombardier
600, 9e avenue
La Pocatière, Quebec

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Time: 1:30 p.m.
What: From Astrophysicist to Astronaut (in French only)
Who : CSA Astronaut David Saint-Jacques
Audience: 200 trade students, 15 to 21 years old
Where: Centre intégré de mécanique industrielle de la Chaudière (CIMIC)
11700, 25e Avenue Est
Saint-Georges-de-Beauce, Quebec
Time: 7:00 p.m.
What: From Astrophysicist to Astronaut (in French only)
Who: CSA Astronaut David Saint-Jacques
Audience: 300 membres of the Corporation de l'Observatoire du Mont Cosmos, students from the Université de Laval and general public
Where: Centre communautaire de Saint-Elzéar 707, rue Principale
Saint-Elzéar, Quebec

For more information about David Saint Jacques: http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/astronauts/biosaintjacques.asp

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