Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency

October 31, 2011 07:00 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Astronaut David Saint-Jacques Teaches a Class

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Oct. 31, 2011) - The Canadian Space Agency Astronaut David Saint-Jacques was a crew member of the NEEMO 15 mission. He spent close to seven days underwater. On October 31, he will speak to 70 students from Canada's northern communities.

This educational opportunity was made possible by the CSA's Space Awareness and Learning Program. Each year, over 20 000 young Canadians have the opportunity to speak to space experts from within their classroom.

Media representatives are invited to the schools or asked to follow the link below to listen to the discussion between David Saint-Jacques and the students. Adobe Connect technology will be used during the event. Adobe Connect is also available for iPhone and Android smartphones.

DATE: October 31, 2011
TIME: 2:10 pm to 3:10 pm (EST)
WHAT: Presentation in French on the NEEMO 15 mission by David Saint-Jacques, CSA astronaut
Questions and answers with the students
SCHOOLS: École Allain St-Cyr
48 Taylor Rd
Yellowknife, T.N.O. X1A 3X2
(867) 873-3223
École Uauitshitun
PARENT POINTE
Natashquan, Québec, GOG 2EO
(418) 726-3368
WHERE: http://csa.adobeconnect.com/neemo
You must sign up as a guest.
Identify yourself as follows:
Media affiliation (indicate: radio/television/Internet)-city-last name

For more information about the mission: http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/missions/neemo15/default.asp

To schedule interviews with CSA spokespersons, please call the Media Relations team at 450-926-4370.

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