Media advisory

Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Jeremy Hansen in Winnipeg

February 26, 2014 - Longueuil, Quebec - Canadian Space Agency

This week, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Astronaut Jeremy Hansen will be in Winnipeg, Manitoba to meet with Canadian students. He will speak with them about his journey and what it takes to become an astronaut.

Media are invited to the following events:

Time Who Audience Where
10:00 a.m. (CST) Jeremy Hansen, CSA Astronaut
  • 100 students (grades 10-12)
  • Northen Manitoba schools will also be connected via videoconference
Sisler High School
1360 Redwood Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2X 0Z1
Time Who Audience Where
10:00 a.m. (CST) Jeremy Hansen, CSA Astronaut
  • 230 students (grade 6-12)
  • Schools represented: St. Avila School, École Sacré-Coeur, Nelson McIntyre Collegiate, Victoria Albert School, RH Smith School
The Manitoba Museum
190 Rupert Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0N2
2:00 p.m. (CST) Jeremy Hansen, CSA Astronaut
  • 250 students (grade 5-9)
  • Schools represented: Woodland Elementary School, Brant-Argyle Elementary School, Warren Elementary School, and Warren High School

Special guests

  • 3 students from Brant-Argyle School who sent their experiment on cancer to the International Space Station (ISS) in January
Woodlands Elementary School
91 Porteous Avenue
Woodlands, Manitoba ROC 3H0

For further information

Contacts

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