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Veteran Astronaut to Return to Space - Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Marc Garneau Guest Speaker at the Ottawa Canadian Club

Press Release From: Canadian Space Agency
Posted: Monday, May 15, 2000

On Wednesday, May 17, Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Marc Garneau will be guest speaker at the Ottawa Canadian Club.

On this occasion, Dr. Garneau will discuss life as an astronaut. He will also speak about the International Space Station (ISS) and Canada's contribution to the project, as well as its benefits for Canadians. Dr. Garneau will finally comment on his next mission, STS-97, scheduled for the end of November 2000. It should be noted that this is Dr. Garneau's last public appearance in Canada, prior to his flight.

Media representatives are invited to attend this event.

Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2000

Time: From 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location: Château Laurier, Ballroom

1 Rideau St., Ottawa, Ontario

Marc Garneau's biographical notes are available at the following address:

http://www.space.gc.ca/csa_sectors/human_presence/en/canastronauts/biogarneau_en.htm

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