Media Advisory - Mission STS-118 - Unveiling of the Winning Patch - Correction



    LONGUEUIL, QC, March 2 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited
to the announcement of the winner of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and the
McGill University Mission STS-118 patch contest on March 2 at 10 a.m. CSA's
Director of the Canadian Astronaut Office, James Doherty, will announce the
winning student and unveil the patch astronaut Dave Williams will wear during
the mission set for launch on June 28, 2007.

    
    WHEN

    Friday, March 2, 2007

    TIME

    10:00 a.m.                     Welcoming remarks
    10:08 a.m.                     Comments by James Doherty
    10:16 a.m.                     Unveiling of the patch (photo-opp)
    10:17 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.       Comments by winning student
    10:22 a.m.                     Comments by McGill Provost
    10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.       End. Scrum or one-on-one interviews.

    WHO

    James Doherty - Director, Canadian Astronaut Office, CSA
    Anthony C. Masi - Provost, McGill University
    Winning student, Faculty of Engineering student, McGill University

    WHERE

    McGill University
    Lorne Trottier Building - Mezzannine
    3630 University Street
    Montreal, Quebec H3A 2B2
    

    You will find the patch and the winner's bio on our website at the end of
the event.

    CSA Astronaut Dave Williams, which was to unveil the patch, will not be
able to attend due to the winter storm roaring across southern Ontario and
Quebec.




For further information:

For further information: Julie Simard, Media Relations, CSA, (450)
926-4370, Julie.simard@space.gc.ca; www.space.gc.ca; Allison J. Flynn, Media
Relations, McGill University, (514) 398-7698, allison.j.Flynn@mcgill.ca


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