Media are invited to attend a conference by Canadian Space Agency President Marc Garneau, who will talk about Canada’s plans for the exploration of the Red Planet, and how space science and technology can benefit life on Earth.

This conference is hosted by the Mars Society of Canada, the University of Toronto’s Department of Geology, and the Canadian Space Agency.

What: Conference by Marc Garneau, President of the Canadian Space Agency titled:” A New Era for Canada in Space: Canada’s Vision for Mars Exploration”

When: Friday, September 20, 2002 at 3:30 p.m.

Where: University of Toronto
J.J.R. McLeod Auditorium
Medical Sciences Building
1 King’s College Circle
Room 2158

For more information:
Monique Billette
Senior Communications Officer
Canadian Space Agency
Telephone: (450) 926-4370

Nicolle Wahl
Public Affairs Officer
University of Toronto
Telephone: (416) 978-6974