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World Space Week Toronto October 5

  • U of Toronto 33 Wilcocks Street Toronto (map)

World Space Week Toronto Event

Celebrating Canadian Space Activities and Talent

Date & Time: Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 7pm - 10pm (includes kids programming and post-talks observing session)

Location: Earth Science Building Auditorium, University of Toronto (33 Willcocks St, Toronto)

Admission: free and open to the public (with RSVP to

Featured speakers:

  • Dr. Erik Seedhouse, Manned Spaceflight Consultant and Commercial Suborbital Astronaut; Board of Advisors, Space Tourism Society (STS) Canada

  • Prof. Brendan Quine, Northern Light Mars Project, York University

  • Ryan Marciniak, Educator & Astronomer, Astronomy In Action

Sponsors: Canadian Alumni for the International Space University (CAISU), Canadian Space Society (CSS)

Supporters: York University Astronomy Club, Astronomy & Space Exploration Society (ASX)

Sponsored by the Space Tourism Society Canada.  

From their web site: 

Founded in 2009, the Space Tourism Society (STS) Canada is the Canadian chapter of the California based STS.

Our mission is to unite enthusiasts on a local, national and global level and to inspire innovation and creativity in providing space experiences for all. STS Canada strives to acquire financial, political and public support to make space tourism available to the general population in the near future.