Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency

September 10, 2009 07:00 ET

Media Advisory: Robert Thirsk Talks With his Idol

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Sept. 10, 2009) - Former player for Montreal Canadiens Jean Beliveau will come to the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to have a special conversation with one of his fans, the CSA astronaut Robert Thirsk.

Media representatives are invited to take part in this privileged moment.

ONLY JOURNALISTS ON-SITE at the CSA will be able to ask questions.

Time of event may change without advance notice. Please call the CSA Media Relations Office to confirm the most up-to-date details.

Journalists who cannot be on-site will be able to watch the event live on CSA Website at

WHEN: September 14, 2009

TIME: 1:20 p.m.

WHAT: Discussion between Robert Thirsk and Jean Beliveau
Question period for journalists at CSA

WHO: Jean Beliveau, former player of Montreal Canadiens
Steve MacLean, CSA President
Robert Thirsk, 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

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