Astronaut Jenni Sidey to Unveil Student Teams Selected to Take Part in a Real Space Mission

Press Release From: Canadian Space Agency
Posted: Thursday, May 3, 2018

On May 4, 2018, Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jenni Sidey will unveil the teams that have been selected to participate in a new national student space initiative, the Canadian CubeSat Project. After the press conference, Jenni will tour the University of Manitoba’s satellite facilities.

Through the Canadian CubeSat Project, post-secondary students from across the country have the opportunity to be involved in a real space mission by designing, building and operating their own miniature satellite (called a CubeSat) that will be launched into space.

Media representatives are invited to attend the event.

Winning teams from across Canada will join the event virtually.

The press conference will be broadcast via Facebook Live.

Date: May 4, 2018

Time: 11:00 a.m. CDT

What: Announcement of the teams selected to take part in the Canadian CubeSat project

Who: Jenni Sidey, CSA astronaut

Where:    Centre Space, John A. Russell Building (Architecture), University of Manitoba, 85 Dafoe Road - located adjacent to the Centre for Architectural Structures and Technology (C.A.S.T.) building

Winnipeg, Manitoba  R3T 5V6

Contact information:
Canadian Space Agency
Media Relations Office
Telephone: 450-926-4370

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