/R E P E A T/ - Media Advisory - Canada Contributes Weather Instruments to the NASA Phoenix Mission to Mars



    LONGUEUIL, QC, April 11 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Maxime Bernier,
Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Canadian Space Agency,
will announce Canada's contribution to the NASA Phoenix Mars Lander scientific
mission and will also introduce the new President of the Canadian Space
Agency.

    Media representatives are invited to attend this event.

    
    WHEN:  Thursday, April 12, 2007
           9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

    WHAT:  Canada's Contribution to the NASA Phoenix mission to Mars
           - Address by the Minister followed by a technical briefing

    WHO:   The Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of Industry
           Carole Lacombe, Acting President of the Canadian Space Agency
           Stéphane Desjardins, Project Manager
           Victoria Hipkin, Program Scientist

    WHERE: John H. Chapman Space Centre
           Canadian Space Agency
           6767 Route de l'Aéroport
           Longueuil, Quebec
    

    For mission details, please visit our website: 
http://www.space.gc.ca/asc/fr/exploration/phoenix.asp




For further information:

For further information: Julie Simard, Media Relations, Canadian Space
Agency, (450) 926-4370, www.space.gc.ca


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