Astronaut Chris Hadfield's Last Trip to Canada before a Six-Month Stay in Space

Longueuil, Quebec, September 20, 2012 – Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Astronaut Chris Hadfield will return to Canada one last time before he launches to the International Space Station for a six-month mission. He will take this opportunity to talk about his mission, his role as Commander and outreach activities during his mission including a science contest that will bring a winning Canadian classroom's experiment to space as well as an education resource for teachers featuring a Hadfield avatar.

Media representatives are invited to the event. Journalists who cannot be on-site will be able to watch the event live on CSA Website.

Monday, September 24, 2012
Time What Who Where

1:15 p.m.

Overview of mission Expedition 34/35

Chris Hadfield, CSA astronaut

29 students from Mount Bruno Elementary

Canadian Space Agency
6767, Route de l'Aéroport
Longueuil, Quebec

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For more information:

Canadian Space Agency
Media Relations Office
Telephone: 450-926-4370