CSA to Announce New Astronauts on Wednesday



The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), and the CSA President Steve MacLean will introduce the two Canadians that have been selected to join the Canadian Space Agency’s astronaut corps, at a news conference to be held at the Canada Museum of Science and Technology in Ottawa, Ontario, on Wednesday, May 13.

Journalists who cannot be on site will be able to follow the event live on the Canadian Space Agency Web site at www.asc-csa.gc.ca.

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When: Wednesday, May 13, 2009
Hour: 13:00
Announcement: 13:35
Media availability: 14:05
End of event

Tony Clement, Industry Minister
Steve MacLean, CSA President
The two new astronauts selected to join the CSA astronaut corps

Canada Museum of Science and Technology
1867, St. Laurent Blvd
Ottawa, Ontario