Longueuil, Quebec – February 5, 2004 – Russian Cosmonaut Sergei Avdeev who
holds the record for the longest accumulated time spent in space (747 days)
will give a presentation to the Canadian Space Agency employees on his
historic space career.

Media are invited to attend his presentation. Cosmonaut Avdeev will be
available for interviews following his talk.

WHEN: Tuesday, February 10, 2004

AGENDA: 11:00 a.m. Cosmonaut Avdeyev’s presentation
11:45 a.m. Question period for employees
12:00 p.m. Interviews

WHERE: Canadian Space Agency
Conference Center – Room 7A-100
6767 route de l’Aƈroport
Longueuil, Quebec
(highway 30 – exit 120)

Kindly note that Cosmonaut Avdeyev’s presentation will be given in Russian
and translated in English for the audience.

For more information please contact:

Monique Billette
Communications Advisor, Media Relations
Canadian Space Agency
Tel.: (450) 926-4370