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Chris Hadfield

Chris Austin Hadfield, Canadian astronaut, military test pilot (born 29 August 1959 in Sarnia, ON). After a distinguished career as a test pilot, Hadfield became an astronaut in 1992.

Roberta Bondar

Roberta Lynn Bondar, astronaut, physician, educator, photographer (born at Sault Ste Marie, Ont 4 Dec 1945). Bondar was the second Canadian astronaut in space, flying aboard the American space shuttle Discovery on Mission STS-42, 22-30 January 1992.

Marc Garneau

Marc Garneau, CC, astronaut, military officer, engineer, politician (born 23 February 1949 in Québec City, QC).

Stephen Glenwood MacLean

Stephen Glenwood MacLean, physicist, astronaut (b at Ottawa 14 Dec 1954). MacLean entered the Canadian Astronaut Program in December 1983 after earning his doctorate in physics from York University.

Julie Payette

Julie Payette, OC, CQ, astronaut, engineer, jet pilot, musician (born 20 October 1963 in Montréal, QC). Payette participated in two space flights to the International Space Station, STS-96 (1999) and STS-127 (2009), and served as the chief astronaut for the Canadian Space Agency from 2000 to 2007. In 1999, she became the first Canadian to board the International Space Station. An accomplished scientific authority, musician and athlete, Payette is a board member of Own the Podium and a member of the Canadian Olympic Committee’s board of directors.

Chris Hadfield in conversation with Charlie Gillis

The view from a million feet away, his love for two frozen nations—and his fear of heights

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Stories of Remembrance: Chris Hadfield

In 2005, to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the end of the Second World War, Canadian celebrities spoke about the meaning of remembrance as part of the Stories of Remembrance Campaign, a project of CanWest News Service (now Postmedia News), the Dominion Institute (now Historica Canada) and Veterans Affairs Canada. This article is reprinted from that campaign.

Stories of Remembrance: Marc Garneau

In 2005, to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the end of the Second World War, Canadian celebrities spoke about the meaning of remembrance as part of the Stories of Remembrance Campaign, a project of CanWest News Service (now Postmedia News), the Dominion Institute (now Historica Canada) and Veterans Affairs Canada. This article is reprinted from that campaign.