Canadian Space Agency David Saint-Jacques Launch Special

Hosts for the event were CSA astronaut Jenni Sidey-Gibbons and former astronaut Dr. Robert Thirsk. Credit: Canadian Space Agency.

Did you miss this mornings special live event by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to celebrate the launch today by astronaut David Saint-Jacques and his crewmates?

Hosts for the event were CSA astronaut Jenni Sidey-Gibbons and former astronaut Dr. Robert Thirsk. They were joined by ISED Minister Navdeep Bains and CSA vice-president Luc Brûlé.

After years of training, Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques launched to the International Space Station aboard the Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft for a six and a half month mission.

Watch the full event:

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Boucher is an entrepreneur, writer, editor & publisher. He is the founder of SpaceQ Media Inc. and CEO and co-founder of SpaceRef Interactice Inc. Boucher has 18 years working in various roles in the space industry and a total of 25 years as a technology entrepreneur including creating Maple Square, Canada's first internet directory and search engine.