Previous #CSATweetup

Date Event Where Who What No. of participants
Launch of the Living in Space Exhibition Canada Aviation and Space Museum, Ottawa, Ontario Canadian astronauts @Cmdr_Hadfield, @Astro_Jeremy, Steve MacLean (then CSA President), @Astro_DavidS and @RobertThirsk Q&A session with 250 students and tweeps 20
Launch of the last Space Shuttle (Mission STS-135) CSA HQ, Saint-Hubert, Quebec Canadian astronauts @Cmdr_Hadfield, @Astro_Jeremy, Julie Payette, @Astro_DavidS, @RobertThirsk and @AstroDaveMD; CSA officials @alainbb and Benoît Marcotte Participants attended an event to highlight the final launch of the Space Shuttle with CSA employees and media representatives. The event was hosted by CSA astronauts Jeremy Hansen and David Saint-Jacques. Other Canadian astronauts joined the event live from NASA's Kennedy Space Center. Tweeps were also treated to a private meeting with Hansen and Saint-Jacques as well as a tour of the facilities. 32
The Maple Leaf returns to Mars – Mars Curiosity Landing CSA HQ, Saint-Hubert, Quebec CSA officials, engineers, scientists and experts; Canadian astronaut @Astro_DavidS by videoconference; event hosted by Isabelle Tremblay, Senior Systems Engineer - CSA Lead Engineer for Phoenix Mars Lander and James Webb Space Telescope projects (@1sa6e11e) The Maple Leaf returns to Mars as NASA's Mars Curiosity lands on Mars with Canada's APXS instrument aboard. To highlight this historic event, the CSA organised its 3rd #CSATweetup. 20
A Day in the Life of Chris Hadfield aboard the ISS CSA HQ, Saint-Hubert, Quebec William Shatner, Canadian astronauts @Cmdr_Hadfield (from space) and @Astro_Jeremy, engineers, scientists and experts Selected participants took part in a live space to ground connection with Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield hosted by fellow astronaut Jeremy Hansen. They also witnessed a conversation between Hadfield and Montreal-born actor, author and former Captain Kirk, William Shatner and were treated to presentations on the Canadian science on ISS, medical aspects, nutrition, exercising and life in space as well as trained on the Canadarm2 simulator and visited the facilities. 36
Celebrating Yuri and Chris! Telus World of Science – Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta Canadian astronaut and ISS Commander @Cmdr_Hadfield (from space);
Mathieu Landry, ISS Payloads Supervisor, CSA
The CSA partnered with Yuri's Night and the Telus World of Science Edmonton to celebrate the first manned spaceflight by cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the inaugural launch of NASA's Space Shuttle and the mission of Chris Hadfield, who joined us live from the ISS to answer the questions of some of the 500 students present. The event was CSA's first tweetup event in Western Canada. 25
Landing of Chris Hadfield and the crew of Expedition 35 CSA HQ, Saint-Hubert, Quebec Canadian astronauts @Astro_DavidS and @RobertThirsk Selected participants are invited to celebrate the end of the successful mission of Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield with CSA employees and key collaborators. 20