Media Advisory Article from  Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency Astronaut David Saint-Jacques Visits Saskatoon

February 9, 2016 - Longueuil, Quebec

On February 9 and 10, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques will meet with Saskatoon elementary, high school and university students, as well as the public in various locations around the city. David will take the audience on the challenging yet inspirational journey that led him to becoming a Canadian astronaut. He will discuss his training and work, life on the International Space Station, Canadian robotics, and will share his insights on space exploration. Additionally, David will meet with several members of the space industry and academic partners for briefings on their projects and initiatives.

The media are invited to attend the following events:


9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. (CT)

Presentation at École canadienne française de Saskatoon*

David Saint-Jacques, CSA astronaut

100 students from grades 6 through 11

École canadienne française de Saskatoon
2320 Louise Avenue
Saskatoon, SK S7J 3M7

1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (CT)

Presentation to students from eight community schools in collaboration with the University of Saskatchewan's College of Arts and Science

David Saint-Jacques, CSA astronaut

Over 300 students from grades 6 through 8

Arts 241 (Neatby Timlin Theatre)
9 Campus Drive, University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A5

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (CT)

Public presentation hosted by the University of Saskatchewan Space Design Team

David Saint-Jacques, CSA astronaut

300 university students and the public

University of Saskatchewan, Grad Students Association (GSA) Commons, Emmanuel & St. Chad
1337 College Drive
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A3


9:00 a.m. to 10:20 a.m. (CT)

Presentation to students in collaboration with Let's Talk Science

David Saint-Jacques, CSA astronaut

Approximately 400 students from grades 3 through 8

Silverspring Elementary School
610 Konihowski Road
Saskatoon, SK S7S 1M5

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (CT)

Presentation to First Nations University and Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technology (SIIT) students

David Saint-Jacques, CSA astronaut

100 students

Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technology
229 4th Avenue South, 2nd floor, Student Success Centre
Saskatoon, SK S7K 4K3

*Please note this presentation will take place in French

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