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Media Advisory: Astronaut Chris Hadfield Speaks to Students from his Hometown of Milton

Joined by Astronaut Jeremy Hansen on the Ground

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwire) -- 01/15/13 -- While on board the International Space Station, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Astronaut Chris Hadfield will answer questions from students of the Chris Hadfield Public School. Over 800 kindergarten to grade 8 students will be assembled in the school's gymnasium to see and hear astronaut Hadfield. CSA Astronaut Jeremy Hansen and other special guests, such as the Mayor of Milton, members of the Halton District School Board and Hadfield's parents will also be at the school.

Media representatives are invited to attend the event.

Journalists who cannot be on-site will be able to watch the video connection portion of the event live on NASA TV.


Date:     January 17, 2013                                                  
                                                                            
Time:     10:00 a.m. EST                                                    
                                                                            
What:     Presentation by astronaut Jeremy Hansen                           
          Live video connection between astronaut Chris Hadfield and        
          students                                                          
                                                                            
Who:      Chris Hadfield, CSA Astronaut (from space via NASA TV)            
          Jeremy Hansen, CSA Astronaut                                      
          Students and teachers from the Chris Hadfield Public School       
          Gordon Krantz, Mayor of Milton                                    
                                                                            
Where:    Chris Hadfield Public School                                      
          1114 Woodward Avenue                                              
          Milton, Ontario                                                   
          L9T 5P5                                                           

About Expedition 34/35: For details on the mission, visit the Canadian Space Agency website at www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/missions/expedition34-35/.

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