Live Q & A via downlink to the Ontario Science Centre
TORONTO, Oct. 28 /CNW/ - Representatives from the media are invited to attend a live conversation and question-and-answer session with Dr. Robert Thirsk, currently aboard the International Space Station. Dr.Thirsk is completing a six-month mission aboard the ISS, the longest for a Canadian astronaut.
ONLY JOURNALISTS ON-SITE at the Ontario Science Centre will be able to ask questions.
Journalists who cannot be on-site will be able to watch the event live on NASA TV or on the CSA website at www.asc-csa.gc.ca.
Note: Time of the event may change without advance notice. Please call
the CSA Media Relations Office to confirm the most up-to-date details.
What: Live 20-minute downlink from the International Space Station
Question period for media onsite at the Ontario Science Centre
Who: Dr. Robert Thirsk, Canadian Space Agency Astronaut
Dr. Richard Hughson, University of Waterloo
Dr. Hooley McLaughlin, Director of Visitor Experience, Ontario
When: Thursday, October 29, 2009
Where: Ontario Science Centre,
Level 6, Weston Family Innovation Centre
770 Don Mills Road, Toronto
SOURCE Ontario Science Centre
For further information: For further information: Christine Crosbie, Media Relations Officer, Ontario Science Centre, (416) 696-3191, Cell (416) 895-5482, firstname.lastname@example.org; Julie Simard, Media Relations, Canadian Space Agency, (450) 926-4370, email@example.com