Minister Paradis to unveil the Canadian Space Agency's Fleet of Rover Prototypes

Longueuil, Quebec, October 18, 2012 – The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), together with Steve MacLean, President of the CSA, will unveil the space agency's fleet of rovers—pioneer terrestrial versions of the robots that may one day roam the surface of the Moon or Mars.

Media representatives are invited to the event.
The event will take place even if it rains.

Friday, October 19, 2012
Time What Who Where

10:30 a.m.

Unveiling of the CSA's fleet of rovers

Robotic demonstrations

Christian Paradis, Minister of Industry

Steve MacLean, President of the CSA

Canadian Space Agency
6767, Route de l'Aéroport
Saint-Hubert (Québec) J3Y 8Y9

NOTE: The rover unveiling will take place outside.

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For more information:

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