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Astronaut Chris Hadfield to speak to U of T community on Friday (March 14)

TORONTO, ON — Chris Had­field, the first Cana­di­an to com­mand the Inter­na­tion­al Space Sta­tion (ISS), will be speak­ing to Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to stu­dents, staff and fac­ul­ty at Con­vo­ca­tion Hall on Fri­day, March 14.

This event  rec­og­nizes the lead­er­ship of U of T’s stu­dents who raised almost $150,000 for last year’s Movem­ber men’s health cam­paign. Because they raised more mon­ey than any oth­er Cana­di­an uni­ver­si­ty, the team’s prize was a cam­pus vis­it by Had­field.

WHO: Chris Had­field

WHAT: will vis­it the U of T to rec­og­nize the stu­dent Movem­ber team and give a short lec­ture fol­lowed by a Q and A and book sign­ing of An Astro­naut’s Guide to Life on Earth.

WHERE: Con­vo­ca­tion Hall, 31 King’s Col­lege Cir­cle, Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to, Toron­to, Cana­da.

WHEN: Fri­day, March 14, 4pm


• Had­field will be avail­able to media for 10 min­utes after his talk at 5pm.

• Still pho­tog­ra­phy with­out flash will only be allowed dur­ing the lec­ture; no video or audio record­ing .

• Reporters can enter through the acces­si­bil­i­ty doors of Con­vo­ca­tion Hall (See map):


For more infor­ma­tion, con­tact:

Media Rela­tions
Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to
Tel: 416–978-0100