Media Advisory - Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Jeremy Hansen to meet with students in his hometown

/CNW Telbec/ - On April 14-15, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Astronaut Jeremy Hansen will meet with hundreds of students in London, where he went to school as a kid, as well as Cambridge and Waterloo, in Ontario. He will speak to them about the journey that took him from his southern Ontario farm to becoming an astronaut.

LONGUEUIL, QC, April 13, 2015 Media are invited to attend the following events:

Tuesday, April 14

 

Time:

What:

Part 1 - 9:30 a.m. (EDT)

Grade 6 students brief Jeremy Hansen and Let's Talk Science President Bonnie Schmidt about the TomatosphereTM project and plant tomato seeds

Audience:

27 students (grade 6)

Time:

What:

Part 2 - 10:25 a.m. (EDT)

Presentation by Jeremy Hansen

Audience:

200 students (grades 5-8)

Where:

Byron Northview (in collaboration with Let's Talk Science)

1370 Commissioner Rd, London, ON



Time:

What:

1:30p.m. (EDT)

Presentation by Jeremy Hansen

Audience:

300 students (grades 9, 10 and 11)

Where:

A.B. Lucas Secondary School (in collaboration with Let's Talk Science)

656 Tennent Ave, London, ON

Auditorium

 

Wednesday, April 15

 

Time:

What:

9:55 a.m. (EDT)

Presentation by Jeremy Hansen

Audience:

540 students (Grade 1-6/ French Immersion Grade 1 - 4)

Where:

Ryerson Public School

749 Grand Valley Dr., Cambridge, ON 

*Note: Ryerson Public School is involved in the Canada from Space Giant Floor Map project, a collaboration between the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and the CSA

 

Thursday, April 16

Time:

10:00 a.m. (EDT)

What:

Presentation by Jeremy Hansen

Audience:

120 elementary students

Where:

London Children's Museum Atrium  
21 Wharncliffe Road South, London ON

 

Jeremy Hansen's biography

Follow Jeremy on Twitter @Astro_Jeremy

 

SOURCE Canadian Space Agency

For further information: Canadian Space Agency, Media Relations Office, Telephone: 450-926-4370, E-mail: media@asc-csa.gc.ca; Website: www.asc-csa.gc.ca ; https://www.facebook.com/CanadianSpaceAgency; https://www.youtube.com/user/Canadianspaceagency ; https://twitter.com/csa_asc

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