Astronaut David Saint-Jacques tours Quebec

Longueuil, Quebec, April 19, 2012 - Next week Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques will be meeting with numerous students, professionals and the general public in the province of Quebec, principally on the South Shore of Quebec City. Through various speaking engagements, he will address diverse audiences about his career as an astronaut, the importance of team work, the value of approaching ones work with passion, and the significance of space research on advances in bone health.

Media are invited to the following events:

Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Time What Who Audience Where
12:30 p.m. Astronaut Training and Team Work (in French only) CSA Astronaut David Saint-Jacques 250 project managers, industry leaders and university staff Colloque Synergie, Stratégie, Succès
Centre de Congrès et d'exposition de Lévis
5750, J-B Michaud
Lévis, Quebec
2:45 p.m. From Astrophysicist to Astronaut (in French only) 950 students (grade 7-11) Collège de Lévis
9, Mgr Gosselin
Lévis, Quebec
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Time What Who Audience Where
9:30 a.m. From Astrophysicist to Astronaut (in French only) CSA Astronaut David Saint-Jacques 400 students (grade 9-11) Colloque Synergie, Stratégie, Succès
Centre de École secondaire Les Étchemins
3724 avenue des Églises
Charny, Quebec
1:20 p.m. 250 students (grade 6-11) from École secondaire Saint-Charles Église Saint-Charles 2815, avenue Royale
Saint-Charles-de-Bellechasse, Quebec
7:00 p.m. Space Research and Osteoporosis (in French only) 300 senior citizens and general public Salon prévention des chutes chez les personnes âgées
Centre Bombardier

600, 9e avenue
La Pocatière, Quebec
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Time What Who Audience Where
1:30 p.m. From Astrophysicist to Astronaut (in French only) CSA Astronaut David Saint-Jacques 200 trade students, 15 to 21 years old Colloque Synergie, Stratégie, Succès
Centre intégré de mécanique industrielle de la Chaudière (CIMIC)
11700, 25e Avenue Est
Saint-Georges-de-Beauce, Quebec
7:00 p.m. 300 membres of the Corporation de l'Observatoire du Mont Cosmos, students from the Université de Laval and general public Centre communautaire de Saint-Elzéar
707, rue Principale
Saint-Elzéar
, Quebec

For more information about David Saint Jacques:
www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/astronauts/biosaintjacques.asp

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