Canadian Astronaut David Saint-Jacques Will Be in Vancouver

Longueuil, Quebec, November 4, 2013 – On November 6 and 7, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Astronaut David Saint-Jacques will be in Vancouver to take part in a variety of events.

Members of the media are invited to attend the following:

Time Who What Public Where

11:15 am (PST)

David Saint-Jacques, CSA Astronaut

"Becoming an Astronaut" presentation

200 elementary students

HR MacMillan Space Centre 1100 Chestnut St, Vancouver, BC, V6J 3J9

12:15 am (PST)

David Saint-Jacques, CSA Astronaut

"Becoming an Astronaut" presentation

200 elementary students

HR MacMillan Space Centre 1100 Chestnut St, Vancouver, BC, V6J 3J9

7:00 pm (PST)

David Saint-Jacques, CSA Astronaut

Public lecture (Visit http://www.vanaqua.org/ for more information)

120 members of the general public

Vancouver Aquarium 845 Avison Way, Vancouver, BC, V6G 3E2

Time Who What Public Where

9:15 am (PST)

David Saint-Jacques, CSA Astronaut and Let's Talk Science volunteers

"Becoming an Astronaut" presentation and science demonstration by Let's Talk Science

200 grade 3 and 5 students

Lord Tennyson Elementary School 1936 W 10th Ave Vancouver, BC, V6J 2B2

1:45 pm (PST)

David Saint-Jacques, CSA Astronaut

"Becoming an Astronaut" presentation

100 grade 11 and 12 science students

Templeton Secondary School 727 Templeton Drive, Vancouver, BC, V5L 4N8

5:30 pm (PST)

David Saint-Jacques, CSA Astronaut

Lecture for students at the University of British Columbia

240 students

University of British Columbia Room B250, Chemistry Building 2036 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1

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