Media Advisory Article from  Canadian Space Agency

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

Longueuil, Quebec, May 9, 2014 - Canadian Space Agency

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:

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

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

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

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

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