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Media Advisory: Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield to Speak Live from Space with 700 University of Waterloo Students

Feb 13 2013 12:00AM



LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwire) -- 02/13/13 -- On February 15, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Astronaut Chris Hadfield, currently aboard the International Space Station (ISS), will speak with students gathered at the University of Waterloo.

CSA Astronaut Jeremy Hansen will attend the event and provide a presentation on the mission.

Dr. Richard Hughson from the University of Waterloo will give an overview of two of the Canadian science experiments being performed by Hadfield on board the ISS.

Media are invited to attend the event:

When: Friday, February 15, 2013Time: 11:30 a.m. EST The time of the event may change without advance noticeWhat: Presentation on Expedition 34/35 by Astronaut Jeremy Hansen (15 minutes) Presentation on the BP-Reg and Vascular experiments by Dr. Richard Hughson (15 minutes) Discussion with Chris Hadfield live from space (20 minutes)Who: Chris Hadfield, CSA Astronaut (on video) Jeremy Hansen, CSA Astronaut (on site) Dr. Richard Hughson, Professor, University of Waterloo Feridun Hamdullahpur, President, University of WaterlooAudience: 700 students and professorsWhere: University of Waterloo Humanities Theatre, Hagey Hall 200 University Avenue W Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1

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