PUG Interactive Launches MISSION: ASTRONAUT for the Canadian Space Agency

The Canadian Space Agency Invites Children to Play “Mission: Astronaut” to Learn More about Living and Working on the International Space Station

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 1, 2019 – PUG Interactive, a leader in gamified engagement solutions for enterprise, today announced a new PUG-powered activity developed for the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) as part of David Saint-Jacques’ mission to the International Space Station.

Building upon the previously released e-book, The Explorers Club, the Canadian Space Agency has launched “Mission: Astronaut,” a fun space-themed game designed by the PUG team to allow children to discover what living and working on the International Space Station, and being an astronaut, might be like.

Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques issued an invitation to play the new game via a video from space, which can be found on the Canadian Space Agency’s website.

About the Canadian Space Agency

Established in March 1989, the Canadian Space Agency is responsible for advancing the knowledge of space through science and using its discoveries for the good of Canadians and all of humanity. In December 2018, Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques flew to the International Space Station on his first mission.  To inspire youth and engage Canadians in space exploration and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), the CSA is coordinating and collaborating with partners to deliver a wide variety of activities during David’s mission, like Mission: Astronaut. For additional information, please consult Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques’ mission webpage.

About PUG Interactive

PUG Interactive is a leader in providing gamified engagement solutions for enterprise, delivering playful, purposeful community engagement to the world’s top brands. By combining proven video gameplay design experience and its proven Picnic™ platform technology, PUG Interactive delivers high-performance retention, loyalty, and motivation solutions for large audiences and enterprise applications.