Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency

May 07, 2013 06:00 ET

REMINDER/Media Advisory: Canadian Astronaut Jeremy Hansen Back in his Hometown

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - May 7, 2013) - On May 7, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Astronaut Jeremy Hansen will be back in Western Ontario to meet with students and teachers from the area where he was raised. On the occasion of Education Week, he will discuss his training as an Astronaut, as well as the importance of promoting science education amongst young Canadians.

Media are invited to attend the following events:

Harrisfield Public School - Ingersoll, Ontario
When: Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Time: 9:10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (EDT)
What: 9:10 a.m.: Presentation for Grade 4 to Grade 8 students (45 minutes)
10 a.m.: Presentation for Kindergarten to Grade 3 students (30 minutes)
Who: Jeremy Hansen, CSA Astronaut
Audience: 510 students from Harrisfield Public School
Where: Harrisfield Public School
2 Caffyn Street
Ingersoll, ON, N5C 3M8
Royal Roads Public School - Ingersoll, Ontario
When: Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Time: 11:40 a.m. to 1:10 p.m. (EDT)
What: 11:40 a.m.: Presentation for Kindergarten to Grade 3 students (40 minutes)
12:25 p.m.: Presentation for Grade 4 to Grade 8 students (45 minutes)
Who: Jeremy Hansen, CSA Astronaut
Audience: 500 students from Royal Roads Public School
Where: Royal Roads Public Schoo
l 210 King Street East
Ingersoll, ON, N5C 1H2
Zorra Highland Park Public School - Embro, Ontario
When: Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Time: 2 p.m. to 3:25 p.m. (EDT)
What: 2 p.m.: Presentation for Kindergarten to Grade 3 students (30 minutes)
2:35 p.m.: Presentation for Grade 4 to Grade 8 students (50 minutes)
Who: Jeremy Hansen, CSA Astronaut
Audience: 250 students from Zorra Highland Park Public School
Where: Zorra Highland Park Public School
376368 County Road 6
Embro, ON, N0J 1J0

For further information:

- Visit the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) website

- Learn more about Astronaut Jeremy Hansen

- Follow @Astro_Jeremy on Twitter

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