Minister Moore to Unveil Exhibit for Canada's National Space Icon

Longueuil, Quebec, May 1, 2013 – The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), will unveil the Canadarm permanent display at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum. CSA Astronaut and Commander of the International Space Station (ISS) Chris Hadfield will also assist in the inauguration of the exhibit from orbit.

Journalists who cannot be on-site can watch the live webcast on the CSA Website.

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10:30 a.m. (EDT)

Canada Aviation and Space Museum
11 Aviation Parkway
Ottawa, Ontario K1K 4R3

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