Seeing the world through the lenses of a medical doctor, scientist, photographer, astronaut and author, dr roberta bondar follows in her family's tradition of excellence in teaching trained as a member of nasa's earth observation team dr bondar expanded her professional photographic expertise after her space. Roberta lynn bondar astronomy, astrophysics and space science sources: bondar, personal communication canadian space agency birthdate: december 4, 1945 birthplace: sault st marie, ontario other interests: certification in scuba diving, parachuting, and holds a private pilot's license. Roberta bondar (pronunciation rhymes with “ponder”) was born in sault ste marie on december 4, 1945 roberta's mom was a teacher and her father worked for the city she had an older sister named barbara roberta's family all loved outdoor activities like skiing, skating and canoing, to name a few. 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 a medical doctor, she received her training at university of. The first canadian woman to fly in space, physician, scientist, astronaut and photographer roberta bondar was aboard the space shuttle discovery for its january 1992 mission, realizing a personal dream and capturing the imagination of millions she received her undergraduate degree from the. (credits: canadian space agency, nasa, roberta bondar) useful links biography of roberta lynn bondar: former/bio-roberta-bondarasp find out more about this video: gcca/eng/search/video/watchaspv=1_eiv8wwfz play canadian space robotics. Roberta bondar oc oont frcpc frsc is canada's first female astronaut and the first neurologist in space following more than a decade as nasa's head of space medicine, bondar became a consultant and speaker in the business, scientific, and medical communities bondar has received many honours including the.
Biography dr roberta bondar was born in sault ste marie ontario on december 4, 1945 dr bondar completed both her elementary and secondary schooling in sault ste marie graduating from sir james dunn collegiate & vocational school her father, edward bondar was an office manager at the sault ste. Bondar, roberta lynn, 1945- women like all nasa astronaut candidates to date, roberta fit the personality profile—a high achiever who was self-confident without arrogance throughout her in this amazing stories biography, joan dixon presents an easy-to-read profile of dr roberta bondar. Roberta bondar: the first female canadian astronaut roberta lynn bondar, born december 4, 1945, in sault ste marie, ontario, was the first canadian woman and second canadian astronaut to enter space the mission was aboard the american space shuttle discovery in 1992, where she studied how.
Roberta l bondar, self: life and times roberta l bondar was born on december 4, 1945 in sault ste marie, ontario, canada as roberta lynn bondar. Roberta lynn bondar 1945- bondarrobertajpg neurobiologist, first canadian woman astronaut in space, born at sault st marie, ontario on december 4, 1945 as a girl, she made models of rockets, collected nasa posters and badges and played with crystal radio sets, hoping to make first contact with.
Roberta lynn bondar was born in sault ste marie, ontario, on december 4, 1945 she grew up in a very close family, with her older sister barbara her mother was a school teacher, and her father worked for the city roberta's family loved the outdoors roberta learned to ski, skate, canoe, and play other sports. Presents a photograph, a listed biography and related research links on canadian scientist and astronaut roberta bondar scientific heros header roberta bondar dr roberta lynn bondar born: december 4, 1945 place of birth : sault ste marie, ontario. Name: dr roberta lynn bondar canadian space agency astronaut - retired personal data: native ontarian born december 4, 1945 sault ste marie, ontario, canada dr bondar has certification in scuba diving, parachuting, and holds a private pilot's license she enjoys flying, photography, and hot air ballooning. English: bust of roberta bondar in front of the ms norgoma, roberta bondar park, sault ste marie, ontario in honour of our hero, doctor roberta lynn bondar, oc, o ont, md, phd, frcr (c), neurologist, biologist, pilot and researcher doctor bondar was born and raised in sault ste marie.
Born in 1945, in sault ste marie, ontario, roberta lynn bondar has always had an interest in science and space she earned a bsc, msc, and phd before obtaining her md from mcmaster university in 1977 dr bondar realized her dream in 1992, when she was the first canadian woman to travel in. Astronaut biography: roberta bondar bondar roberta lynn canada hi res version (532 kb) more photos personal data birthdate: 04121945 birthplace: sault ste marie / ontario marital status: single children: selection date: 0512 1983 selection group: csa-1 position: psp status: ret 30011992.
Roberta lynn bondar (1945 - ) first canadian woman astronaut in space born dec 4, 1945 in sault st marie, ontario neurobiologist, astronaut as a youngster bondar would gaze up at the clear night skies of northern ontario and pretend to be flash gordon on an asteroid in search of ming the merciless she made. Roberta bondar or roberta lynn bondar is the first canadian woman to travel into space this biography of roberta bondar provides detailed information about her childhood, life, career, achievements and timeline. Anne murray 2014 charity golf classic view video canadian space legend dr roberta bondar weighs in on 'gravity' read more dr roberta bondar comments on long-term effects of space flight in: from outer space, evidence that a trip to mars could lead to cognitive impairment neurology today read. Touching the earth (science) [roberta bondar] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers roberta bondar's voyage as an astronaut aboard the space shuttle discovery was the realization of childhood dream for the canadian scientist and doctor in this wonderful book.
People heroines biographies group histories, biographies roberta lynn bondar (1945- ) astronaut, neurologist roberta bondar with a stamp issued in her honour (copyright canada post corporation, 2003 reproduced with permission) roberta bondar became the first canadian woman in space when she flew on. Roberta bondar`s voyage as an astronaut aboard the space shuttle discovery was the realization of childhood dream for the canadian scientist and doctor in this wonderful book, she shares her remarkable journey, providing us with an opportunity to feel connected with our planet in a very special way touching the earth. [biology] [icon] [roberta bondar, astronaut] [roberta bondar] roberta bondar made canada very proud when, in january of 1992, she became the first canadian woman to go into space but for roberta bondar, the dream of going to space began when she was only a child in sault ste marie, ontario looking up at the sky. Roberta lynn bondar – space born in sault ste marie, ontario december 4, 1945 canada's first woman astronaut had flair she took her favourite food, girl guide cookies, into space with her in 1992 she brought from space a real sense of just how delicate our small blue planet really is and is now using her photography.