The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) will hold a press conference on December 16, 2020 at 10am ET to make an “important announcement about the future of Canadian space exploration.”
The event will be streamed on CSAof the YouTube channel and Facebook page.
Participants include the four active Canadian astronauts, so Canadian participation in NASA-led human exploration program presumably worries NASA recently designated 18 NASA astronauts as members of the “Artemis Team” or Artemis Cadre who will be assigned to travel to the Moon , including landing. There. International astronauts should be similarly designated.
The participants are:
- Mrs Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry
- Canadian Space Agency (CSA) President Lisa Campbell
- CSA astronauts
- Jeremy Hansen,
- Joshua Kutryk,
- David Saint-Jacques is
- Jenni Sidey-Gibbons