Industry Canada

Industry Canada

October 18, 2012 14:22 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Paradis to Unveil the Canadian Space Agency's Fleet of Rover Prototypes

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Oct. 18, 2012) - The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), together with Steve MacLean, President of the CSA, will unveil the space agency's fleet of rovers-pioneer terrestrial versions of the robots that may one day roam the surface of the Moon or Mars.

Media representatives are invited to the event.

Date: Friday, October 19, 2012
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: John H. Chapman Space Centre
6767 Route de l'Aéroport
Saint-Hubert, Quebec

Note: The rover unveiling will take place outside in the Mars simulation terrain, which replicates the surface of the Moon or Mars.

Contact Information

  • Margaux Stastny
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Honourable Christian Paradis
    Minister of Industry
    613-995-9001

    Media Relations
    Industry Canada
    613-943-2502