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Roberta Bondar

ROBERTA BONDAR
Physician, scientist, photographer and retired astronaut

When and where were you born?
Sault Ste. Marie. Ontario

Experience
Dr. Bondar, now retired as an astronaut, flew as Payload Specialist aboard STS-42

Principal investigator, Transcranial Doppler in Patients with Orthostatic Intolerance, University of New Mexico, Deaconess Hospital, Boston; Principal investigator, Transcranial Doppler in Astronauts Before and After Space Flight, Johnson Space Centre, Edwards Air Force Base, and Kennedy Space Centre; Author, Touching the Earth, Key Porter Books, Toronto, Ontario; Chair, Friends of the Environment Foundation (non-profit organization of Canada Trust).

Other Space People

CARMEL CINCO

LINDSAY EVANS

BRIAN EWENSON

MARC FREEMAN

RAYMOND FROST

MARC GARNEAU

ROBERT GROULX

CHRIS HADFIELD

JAYMIE MATTHEWS

PETER NEWBURY

JULIE PAYETTE

BOB THIRSK

PATRICIA TRIBE

BJARNI TRYGGVASON

DAVE WILLIAMS

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