REMINDER/Media Advisory: Commander Hadfield Performs Students’ Experiment Live on Board the International Space Station

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC–(Marketwired – Apr 15, 2013) –
Winning students of the Canadian Space Agency
(CSA) Canadian Science Challenge will soon know if their science
experiment hypothesis holds up in weightlessness. On Tuesday April
16, during an exclusive Earth-to-space connection,

Chris Hadfield
will perform, under the young scientists’
guidance, the winning experiment in space.

On this occasion, CSA Astronaut

David Saint-Jacques
will be at the Lockview High School in Fall
River, Nova Scotia, as will other distinguished guests.

Last September, CSA launched the

Canadian Science Challenge
and invited students to submit a
unique science experiment using only

items already available aboard the International Space Station
.
The prize consisted for Commander Chris Hadfield to conduct the
winning experiment during a live connection at the winners’
school.

The event will also be broadcast
live on the CSA
Website
.

Media are invited to attend the event.

When: Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Time: 1 pm (ADT)
The
time of the event may change without advance notice
What: Presentation on Expedition 34/35 by CSA Astronaut David
Saint-Jacques
Announcement of winners and demonstration of the experiment
Discussion with Chris Hadfield live from space (20 minutes)
Who: Commander Chris Hadfield, CSA Astronaut (via video)
David
Saint-Jacques, CSA Astronaut (on site)
Audience: 1,200
students from Lockview High School
Where: Lockview High School
148
Lockview Road
Fall
River, Nova Scotia, B2T 1J1

About Expedition 34/35:

– Details of the

mission
.



Videos, animations and pictures
.

For further information, visit the
Canadian Space Agency
(CSA)
Website.

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