Media Advisory - Canadian Space Agency Astronaut David Saint-Jacques Visits Saskatoon

SASKATOON, SK, Feb. 9, 2016 /CNW/ - On February 9 and 10, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques will meet with Saskatoon elementary, high school and university students, as well as the public in various locations around the city. David will take the audience on the challenging yet inspirational journey that led him to becoming a Canadian astronaut. He will discuss his training and work, life on the International Space Station, Canadian robotics, and will share his insights on space exploration. Additionally, David will meet with several members of the space industry and academic partners for briefings on their projects and initiatives.

The media are invited to attend the following events:

 

Tuesday, February 9, 2016


Time:          

9:00 a.m.  to 10:00 a.m. (CT)

What:          

Presentation at École canadienne française de Saskatoon

Who:         

David Saint-Jacques, CSA astronaut

Audience: 

100 students from grades 6 through 11

Where:     

École canadienne française de Saskatoon
2320 Louise Avenue, Saskatoon, SK  S7J 3M7



Time:          

1:30 p.m.  to 2:30 p.m. (CT)

What:         

Presentation to students from eight community schools in collaboration with the University of Saskatchewan's College of Arts and Science

Who:           

David Saint-Jacques, CSA astronaut 

Audience: 

Over 300 students from grades 6 through 8

Where:       

Arts 241 (Neatby Timlin Theatre)
9 Campus Drive, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A5



Time:          

7:00 p.m.  to 8:00 p.m. (CT)

What:         

Public presentation hosted by the University of Saskatchewan Space Design Team

Who:           

David Saint-Jacques, CSA astronaut 

Audience: 

300 university students and the public

Where:       

University of Saskatchewan, Grad Students Association (GSA) Commons, Emmanuel & St. Chad, 1337 College Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A3

 

Wednesday, February 10, 2016


Time:          

9:00 a.m.  to 10:20 a.m. (CT)

What:          

Presentation to students in collaboration with Let's Talk Science 

Who:         

David Saint-Jacques, CSA astronaut

Audience: 

Approximately 400 students from grades 3 through 8

Where:       

Silverspring Elementary School
610 Konihowski Road, Saskatoon, SK S7S 1M5 



Time:          

1:00 p.m.  to 2:00 p.m. (CT)

What:         

Presentation to First Nations University and Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technology (SIIT) students

Who:         

David Saint-Jacques, CSA astronaut

Audience: 

100 students

Where:       

Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technology
229 4th Avenue South, 2nd floor, Student Success Centre, Saskatoon, SK S7K 4K3



*Please note this presentation will take place in French

 

To learn more about David Saint-Jacques:

David Saint-Jacques' biography

Follow @Astro_DavidS on Twitter.

 

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SOURCE Canadian Space Agency

For further information: Canadian Space Agency, Media Relations Office, Telephone: 450-926-4370, Email: ASC.Medias-Media.CSA@asc-csa.gc.ca

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