Longueuil, Quebec, February 27, 2007 – Media representatives are invited to the announcement of the winner of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and the McGill University Mission STS-118 patch contest on March 2 at 10 a.m. CSA Astronaut Dave Williams will announce the winning student and unveil the patch which he will wear during the mission set for launch on June 28, 2007.


Friday, March 2, 2007


10:00 a.m. Welcoming remarks

10:08 a.m. Comments by Astronaut Williams

10:16 a.m. Unveiling of the patch (photo-opp)

10:17 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Comments by winning student

10:22 a.m. Comments by McGill Provost

10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. End. Scrum or one-on-one interviews.


  • Dave Williams – CSA Astronaut
  • Anthony C. Masi – Provost, McGill University
  • Winning student, Faculty of Engineering student, McGill University



McGill University
Lorne Trottier Building – Mezzannine
3630 University Street
Montreal, Quebec H3A 2B2

You will find the patch and the winner’s bio on our website www.space.gc.ca at the end of the event.