/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Jeremy Hansen to Visit Greater Toronto Area/

LONGUEUIL, QC, Oct. 11, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - From October 11 to 13, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut Jeremy Hansen will be in Mississauga and Toronto, Ontario, to meet with students and members of the general public. He will give presentations about his journey and what it takes to become an astronaut, and take part in a Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) Trek Talk series.

 

Media are invited to attend the following events:


Tuesday, October 11


Time:

7:00 p.m. (EDT)

Audience:  

Professional Engineers of Ontario - Mississauga Chapter and members of the general public

Where:

Braeben Golf Club - 5700 Terry Fox Way, Mississauga, ON, L5V 2W2


Wednesday, October 12


Time:

10:00 a.m. (EDT)

Audience:

100-150 students, professors, researchers and employees of the Lassonde School of Engineering, York University

Where:

York University - 4700 Keele Street, 11 Arboretum Ln, Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3


What: TIFF Trek Talks: An Astronaut's Voyage to the Final Frontier (science vs. science fiction)

Time:

6:30 p.m. (EDT)

Audience:

General public

Where:

TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King Street West, Toronto, ON, M5V 3C6


Thursday , October 13


What: TIFF event - Trek Talks: Bridging Science and the Arts (panel discussion)

Time:

12:00 p.m. (EDT)

Audience:

350 university and college students (mostly in areas related to film making)

Where:

TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King Street West, Toronto, ON, M5V 3C6


What: TIFF event - Trek Talks: Space, Diplomacy and the United Federation of Planets (panel discussion)

Time:

6:30 p.m. (EDT)

Audience:

General public

Where:

TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King Street West, Toronto, ON, M5V 3C6


*Note that the Trek Talks will be livestreamed on the TIFF website.

 

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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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