Media Advisory - From Everest to Space ... to Longueuil



    LONGUEUIL, QC, April 16 /CNW Telbec/ - On his last space mission,
Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut Steve MacLean took a small rock from the
summit of Mount Everest (8,850 metres) with him as part of his
Official Flying Kit. Contributor Bernard Voyer is one of Canada's greatest
explorers and climbers. He was the first North American to climb the highest
peaks of the seven continents and reach the world's two poles. On April 17,
Steve MacLean will hand the rock back after a presentation by Voyer to CSA
employees.
    Media representatives are invited to attend this meeting of two great
explorers.

    
    WHEN:   Tuesday, April 17, 2007

    TIME:   10:30 a.m.

    WHAT:   Presentation of Bernard Voyer (cannot be filmed or recorded)
            Presentation of the Everest summit rock by Steve MacLean

    WHO:    Bernard Voyer, explorer, author, O.C., C.Q.
            Steve MacLean, CSA Astronaut

    WHERE:  Canadian Space Agency
            6767 Route de l'Aéroport
            Longueuil, Quebec
    




For further information:

For further information: Or to book an interview: Julie Simard, Media
Relations, Canadian Space Agency, (450) 926-4370, Julie.simard@space.gc.ca;
www.space.gc.ca


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