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Media Advisory: Canadian Astronaut Jeremy Hansen Back in his Hometown

May 6 2013 12:00AM

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LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 05/06/13 -- On May 7, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Astronaut Jeremy Hansen will be back in Western Ontario to meet with students and teachers from the area where he was raised. On the occasion of Education Week, he will discuss his training as an Astronaut, as well as the importance of promoting science education amongst young Canadians.

Media are invited to attend the following events:

Harrisfield Public School - Ingersoll, OntarioWhen: Tuesday, May 7, 2013Time: 9:10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (EDT)What: 9:10 a.m.: Presentation for Grade 4 to Grade 8 students (45 minutes) 10 a.m.: Presentation for Kindergarten to Grade 3 students (30 minutes)Who: Jeremy Hansen, CSA AstronautAudience: 510 students from Harrisfield Public SchoolWhere: Harrisfield Public School 2 Caffyn Street Ingersoll, ON, N5C 3M8Royal Roads Public School - Ingersoll, OntarioWhen: Tuesday, May 7, 2013Time: 11:40 a.m. to 1:10 p.m. (EDT)What: 11:40 a.m.: Presentation for Kindergarten to Grade 3 students (40 minutes) 12:25 p.m.: Presentation for Grade 4 to Grade 8 students (45 minutes)Who: Jeremy Hansen, CSA AstronautAudience: 500 students from Royal Roads Public SchoolWhere: Royal Roads Public Schoo l 210 King Street East Ingersoll, ON, N5C 1H2Zorra Highland Park Public School - Embro, OntarioWhen: Tuesday, May 7, 2013Time: 2 p.m. to 3:25 p.m. (EDT)What: 2 p.m.: Presentation for Kindergarten to Grade 3 students (30 minutes) 2:35 p.m.: Presentation for Grade 4 to Grade 8 students (50 minutes)Who: Jeremy Hansen, CSA AstronautAudience: 250 students from Zorra Highland Park Public SchoolWhere: Zorra Highland Park Public School 376368 County Road 6 Embro, ON, N0J 1J0



For further information:

- Visit the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) website

- Learn more about Astronaut Jeremy Hansen

- Follow @Astro_Jeremy on Twitter

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Twitter: http://twitter.com/csa_asc



Contacts:
Canadian Space Agency
Media Relations Office
450-926-4370
media@asc-csa.gc.ca
www.asc-csa.gc.ca





Source: Marketwire


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