Canada Welcomes Home Astronaut Chris Hadfield

Longueuil, Quebec, June 9, 2013 – Chris Alexander, Member of Parliament for Ajax-Pickering, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield will meet with media to discuss Hadfield's five-month mission.

Media representatives are invited to the event. Journalists who cannot be on site can watch the live webcast on the CSA Website.

Media who do not have Canadian citizenship and want to attend the event on site have to immediately contact the media relations office in order to provide the information needed to have access to the event. Media who do not contact the media relations office prior to the event won't be able to access the building.

Time What Who Where

1:30 p.m. (EDT)

Presentation of Expedition 34/35 highlights by CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield

  • Chris Alexander, Member of Parliament for Ajax-Pickering
  • Chris Hadfield, CSA Astronaut
  • Gilles Leclerc, CSA Acting President

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

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