Astronaut Dr. Marc Garneau speaking on Spaceflight

June 8, 2006

Speaker: Marc Garneau

Date: June 8, 2006

Place: Nancy Appleby Theatre
in Athabasca, Alberta

Time: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Join Canada’s first astronaut in space, Marc Garneau to discuss "Spaceflight"
at the Nancy Appleby Theatre in Athabasca on Thursday, June 8th from
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm.

On June 9, 2006, Mr. Garneau will receive an honorary Doctor of Science
from Athabasca University in recognition of his service to Canadian space
exploration and his contributions to science, engineering and medicine.

In 1984 Marc Garneau became the first Canadian to fly on a NASA
mission to space. During his 15 years as an astronaut, Garneau flew three
times and made countless contributions to the Canadian space program.
In November 2001 he was appointed president of the Canadian Space
Agency. As a pioneer in the Canadian Astronaut Program, Dr. Marc
Garneau is known as a passionate educator and a leader in space

This event is free of charge and open to the public. Seating is limited and
will be available on a first come first serve basis. Refreshments will be
offered after this presentation.

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