Press Release

Minister of Industry to announce contracts to build Canadian Space Agency satellite

By SpaceRef Editor
March 6, 2000
Filed under

John Manley, Minister of Industry and Minister
responsible for the Canadian Space Agency, will announce the awarding of two
major contracts to Bristol Aerospace Limited of Winnipeg, Manitoba, a
Magellan company, to build SCISAT-1. This announcement will be made at a
press conference to be held on March 8, 2000 in Winnipeg. SCISAT-1, the new
Canadian Space Agency science satellite, will study ozone depletion in the
Earth’s atmosphere.

A B-roll animation of the satellite will be shown and available to the

Date: March 8, 2000

Time: 10:00 – 11:30 am

Location: Bristol Aerospace

660 Berry Street,

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Background information on the SCISAT-1 mission is available at:

For more information:

Caroline Lavallée

Media and Public Relations

Canadian Space Agency


Tel: (450) 926-4370

Cell: (514) 943-6808

Web site:

SpaceRef staff editor.