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Media Advisory: Astronaut Chris Hadfield Talks About His Upcoming Mission at AAAS Family Science Days in Vancouver

CSA also brings a lunar rover

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwire) -- 02/16/12 -- Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Astronaut Chris Hadfield will present "Living and Working on the International Space Station" at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Family Science Days being hosted in Vancouver, British Columbia this weekend.

The CSA will also join a number of exhibitors showcasing cool science jobs and interesting displays at the AAAS Family Science Days. CSA representatives will share information about what Canada is doing in space and do demonstrations with a JUNO rover, one of the Agency's terrestrial rover prototypes.

Media representatives are invited to attend but need to register onsite at the Newsroom headquarters upon arrival.

Saturday, February 18, 2012

1. Time: 11:30 a.m. (PST)                                                  
                                                                           
What:          Presentation:                                               
               Living and Working on the International Space Station       
                                                                           
Who:           Chris Hadfield, CSA astronaut                               
                                                                           
2. Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (PST)                                           
                                                                           
What:          JUNO rover demonstrations                                   
                                                                           
Who:           CSA representatives                                         
                                                                           
Where:         Vancouver Convention Centre                                 
               West Building, Exhibit Hall 1                               
               1055 Canada Place                                           
               Vancouver, British Columbia                                 

About AAAS Family Science Days: http://www.aaas.org/meetings/2012/program/fsd/

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