50 Years of Canadian Contributions in Space - Past, Present and Future

Longueuil, Quebec, September 26, 2012 – As part of the 50th anniversary of Canada in space, the Government of Canada will celebrate the legacy of the Canadarm and the future of space robotics. The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), and Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield will be present at the event.

Media representatives are invited to the event.

Thursday, September 27, 2012
Time What Who Where

9 a.m.

Celebration of the Canadarm's legacy

Unveiling of future Canadian space robotics

Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology)

Gilles Leclerc, Director General, Space Exploration, CSA

Chris Hadfield, CSA astronaut

Rod Lauzon, General Manager, Space Missions, MDA

9445 Airport Road
Brampton, Ontario
L6S 4J3

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For more information:

Canadian Space Agency
Media Relations Office
Telephone: 450-926-4370
Website: www.asc-csa.gc.ca