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Media Advisory: Canadian Space Agency Astronaut David Saint-Jacques in Whitehorse, Yukon

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 05/09/14 -- On May 11-14, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Astronaut David Saint-Jacques will be in Whitehorse, Yukon, to meet with students and citizens. He will speak about his journey, what it takes to become an astronaut and will touch on life in space.

Media are invited to attend David Saint-Jacques' following presentations events:

Sunday, May 11

Time:       4 p.m. (PDT)                                                    
What:       Presentation at Hacking Health North                            
Audience:   150 participants expected (patients, healthcare professionals,  
            technology-focused developers, general public)                  
Where:      Kwalin Dun Cultural Centre (main room)                          
            1171 1st Avenue, Whitehorse                                     

Monday, May 12

Time:       9 a.m. (PDT)                                                    
Audience:   150-200 students (grades 3-7)                                   
Where:      Jack Hulland Elementary School                                  
            1304 Fir Street, Whitehorse (Porter Creek)                      
                                                                            
Time:       10:50 a.m. (PDT)                                                
Audience:   250 students (grades 4 to 7) from Whitehorse Elementary School  
            and 46 students (grades 4 and 6) from Ecole Emilie Tremblay     
Where:      Whitehorse Elementary School                                    
            4181 4th Avenue, Whitehorse                                     
            NOTE: This presentation will be given in French.                
                                                                            
Time:       2:10 p.m. (PDT)                                                 
Audience:   70 students (grade 8 to 12)                                     
Where:      Porter Creek Secondary School                                   
            1405 Hickory Street, Whitehorse                                 

Tuesday, May 13

Time:       12 p.m. (PDT)                                                   
Public:     Faculty, staff of Yukon College Ayamdigut and general public    
Where:      Yukon College Ayamdigut Campus                                  
            500 College Drive, Whitehorse                                   
                                                                            
Time:       2:15 p.m. (PDT)                                                 
Public:     100 students (grades 9 to 12)                                   
Where:      FH Collins Secondary                                            
            1001 Lewes Blvd, Whitehorse                                     
                                                                            
Time:       4 p.m. (PDT)                                                    
What:       Presentation at the Science Adventures/All-Girls Science Club   
Public:     14 girls (ages 10-14) and parents                               
Where:      Yukon College                                                   
            500 College Drive, Room A2402 (upstairs in the Academic Wing),  
            Whitehorse                                                      
                                                                            
Time:       7 p.m. (PDT)                                                    
What:       YuKonstruct Unofficial Opening                                  
Public:     50-150 (general public)                                         
Where:      135 Industrial Rd, Whitehorse                                   

Wednesday, May 14

Time:       9 a.m. (PDT)                                                    
What:       Presentation in collaboration with Bringing Youth Towards       
            Equality (BYTE)                                                 
Public:     25 people (students grade 1 to 6 and community members)         
Where:      Carcross School, Carcross                                       

David Saint-Jacques' biography:

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Twitter: http://twitter.com/csa_asc

Contacts:
Canadian Space Agency
Media Relations Office
450-926-4370
[email protected]
www.asc-csa.gc.ca

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