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Apollo 50: Celebrating Moon exploration across Canada

The Moon: where memory and ambition take flight!

On , join Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronauts David Saint-Jacques and Robert Thirsk, 50 years after the historic Moon landing, as they reflect on the extraordinary legacy of the Apollo lunar missions and look ahead to Canada's journey to the Moon – to stay.

David Saint-Jacques (at the Montreal Science Centre) and Robert Thirsk (at the Ontario Science Centre) will connect by video link to discuss the proud history and unfolding future of human space exploration. The discussion will be followed by a question-and-answer period with David Saint-Jacques.

Note: The event will include dialogue in English and in French. However, there will be no simultaneous interpretation. Video recordings fully subtitled in both official languages will be made available online by .

Apollo 50
City Local time Astronaut Location
Montreal 1:00 p.m. ET David Saint-Jacques Montreal Science Centre
2 De La Commune Street West
Montreal, Quebec H2Y 4B2
Toronto 1:00 p.m. ET Robert Thirsk Ontario Science Centre
770 Don Mills Road
Toronto, Ontario M3C 1T3

For more information, please contact the institutions listed above.

Watch it online!

This unique event will be broadcast live on the CSA's YouTube channel and Facebook page at 1:00 p.m. ET.

Learn more about related Apollo 50 events near you

Partner institutions around the country will present the Apollo 50 virtual event and host a live question-and-answer period with the following CSA astronauts:

Other Apollo 50 events across Canada
City Local time Astronaut Location
Vancouver 9:55 a.m. PT Jenni Sidey-Gibbons H.R. MacMillan Space Centre
1100 Chestnut Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 3J9
Regina 10:45 a.m. CT Dave Williams Saskatchewan Science Centre
2903 Powerhouse Drive
Regina, Saskatchewan S4N 0A1
Ottawa 12:40 p.m. ET Jeremy Hansen Canadian Museum of Nature
240 McLeod Street
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 2R1
St. John's 2:10 p.m. NT Joshua Kutryk Johnson Geo Centre
175 Signal Hill Road
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1B2

For more information, please contact the institutions listed above.

Other locations where you can watch the Apollo 50 event
 and take part in special activities
City Local time Location
Prince George 9:55 a.m. PT The Exploration Place Museum and Science Centre
333 Becott Place
Prince George, British Columbia V2L 4V7
Kamloops 9:55 a.m. PT Big Little Science Centre
655 Holt Street
Kamloops, British Columbia V2B 5G2
Edmonton 10:55 a.m. MT TELUS World of Science Edmonton
11211 142 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5M 4A1
Timmins 12:55 p.m. ET Science Timmins
225 Fifth Ave.
Science Village Lane
Timmins, Ontario P4N 0B2
London 12:55 p.m. ET London Children's Museum
21 Wharncliffe Road South
London, Ontario N6J 4G5
Sudbury 12:55 p.m. ET Science North
100 Ramsey Lake Road
Sudbury, Ontario P3E 5S9
Fredericton 1:55 p.m. AT Science East
668 Brunswick Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1H6
Halifax 1:55 p.m. AT Discovery Centre
1215 Lower Water Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3S8

For more information, please contact the institutions listed above.

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