Astronaut Chris Hadfield Speaks to Students from his Hometown of Milton

Joined by Astronaut Jeremy Hansen on the ground

Longueuil, Quebec, January 15, 2013 – While on board the International Space Station, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Astronaut Chris Hadfield will answer questions from students of the Chris Hadfield Public School. Over 800 kindergarten to grade 8 students will be assembled in the school's gymnasium to see and hear astronaut Hadfield. CSA Astronaut Jeremy Hansen and other special guests, such as the Mayor of Milton, members of the Halton District School Board and Hadfield's parents will also be at the school.

Media representatives are invited to attend the event.

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

Thursday, January 17, 2013
Time What Who Where

10:00 a.m. EST

Presentation by astronaut Jeremy Hansen
Live video connection between astronaut Chris Hadfield and students

Chris Hadfield, CSA Astronaut (from space via NASA TV)
Jeremy Hansen, CSA Astronaut
Students and teachers from the Chris Hadfield Public School
Gordon Krantz, Mayor of Milton

Chris Hadfield Public School
1114 Woodward Avenue
Milton, Ontario
L9T 5P5

About Expedition 34/35

For details on the mission, visit the CSA website at
www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/missions/expedition34-35/default.asp.

Video, animations and pictures are available at this address:
ftp.asc-csa.gc.ca/users/expedition34-35/pub/

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For more information:

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