Roberta Lynn Bondar

Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Science

First Canadian woman astronaut in space

Birthdate
December 4, 1945

Birthplace
Sault St. Marie, Ontario

Family Members

    Other Interests
    Certification in scuba diving, parachuting, and holds a private pilot’s license. She enjoys photography, biking, hot air ballooning, roller blading, and flying.

    Title
    Neurobiologist, Astronaut

    Office
    Canadian Space Agency

    Status
    Working

    Degrees
    • BSc University of Guelph, 1968
    • MSc University of Western Ontario, 1971
    • PhD University of Toronto, 1974
    • MD (neurology) McMaster University, 1977

    Awards
    • Officer of the Order of Canada and many other awards.

    Last Updated
    June 21, 2011

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