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Canadian Space Agency

November 15, 2012 07:00 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Astronaut Jeremy Hansen in Calgary, Banff and Toronto

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Nov. 15, 2012) - This week, Canadian Space Agency's (CSA) Astronaut Jeremy Hansen will be touring Alberta and Ontario to meet with students, teachers and the general public and discuss his career as an Astronaut, Chris Hadfield's imminent mission on the International Space Station (ISS) and the importance of promoting science amongst young Canadians. He will also take this opportunity to officially announce a partnership between the Canadian Space Agency and the Let's Talk Science non-for-profit organization.

Media are invited to attend the following events.

Thursday, November 15, (Calgary)
Time: 9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. (Mountain time)
What: Presentation "Becoming an Astronaut: a Journey of Life-Long Learning"
Who: Jeremy Hansen, CSA Astronaut
Audience: 160 students and teachers
Where: Telus Spark
220 St. George's Drive NE
Calgary, AB, T2E 5T2
Time: 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. (Mountain time)
What: Presentation "Becoming an Astronaut: a Journey of Life-Long Learning"
Who: Jeremy Hansen, CSA Astronaut
Audience: Students and teachers of the Open Minds Program Members of the general public
Where: Telus Spark
220 St. George's Drive NE
Calgary, AB, T2E 5T2
Friday, November 16, 2012 (Banff)
Alberta Teachers' Association Science Council Conference
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. (Mountain time)
What: Presentation "Becoming an Astronaut: a Journey of Life-Long Learning"

Note: Major Hansen will also be present at the Let's Talk Science booth from 11:30 a.m. to noon.
Who: Jeremy Hansen, CSA Astronaut
Audience: 150 science teachers
Where: The Banff Centre
107 Tunnel Mountain Drive
Banff, AB, T1L 1H5
Saturday, November 17, 2012 (Toronto)
Science Teachers Association of Ontario Conference
Time: 9:05 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. (Eastern time)
What: Presentation "Becoming an Astronaut: a Journey of Life-Long Learning"
Who: Jeremy Hansen, CSA Astronaut
Audience: 250 teachers
Where: DoubleTree Hotel Toronto Airport
655 Dixon Road
Toronto, ON, M9W 1J3
Time: 10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. (Eastern time)
What: Joint announcement of the CSA/Let's Talk Science partnership

Note: Major Hansen will also be present at the Let's Talk Science booth from 11:30 a.m. to noon.
Who: Jeremy Hansen, CSA Astronaut
Bob McDonald, radio host and Let's Talk Science spokesperson
Bonnie Schmidt, Let's Talk Science President
Audience: 250 teachers
Where: DoubleTree Hotel Toronto Airport
655 Dixon Road
Toronto, ON M9W 1J3
Ontario Science Centre's "Robots Rule" Event
Time: 14:05 a.m. - 14:55 a.m. (Eastern time)
What: Presentation "Becoming an Astronaut: a Journey of Life-Long Learning"

Note: Major Hansen will also be present at the Canadian Space Agency booth from 15 p.m. to 15:30 p.m.
Who: Jeremy Hansen, CSA Astronaut
Audience: 500 students and members of the general public
Where: Ontario Science Centre
770 Don Mills Road (corner of Eglinton Avenue East)
Toronto, ON M3C 1T3

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