Press Release

Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Marc Garneau Guest Speaker at the Ottawa Canadian Club

By SpaceRef Editor
May 15, 2000
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Veteran Astronaut to Return to Space


Ottawa, 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


For more information:


Caroline Lavallée
Senior Communications Officer
Canadian Space Agency
Tel.: (450) 926-4370

SpaceRef staff editor.