Currently alive, at 71 years of age.
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1945 – She was born on the 4th of December in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.
– She graduated from the University of Guelph with a B.Sc. in zoology and agriculture.
1971 – She earned her M.Sc. in experimental pathology from the University of Western Ontario.
1974 – She finished Ph.D. in neurobiology from the University of Toronto.
1977 – She graduated M.D., with a special interest in space medicine from McMaster University.
1981 – She admitted to the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as a specialist in neurology.
1983 – She was selected to begin training for Canada’s new astronaut program.
1992 – On 22nd of January, she began an eight-day journey into space aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery.
– Dr. Bondar left the Canadian Space Agency on 4th of September.
– She received awards NASA Space Medal, the Order of Canada, and the Order of Ontario.
1998 – She was inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.
2003 – Canada Post issued the Roberta Bondar stamp as part of its Canadian Astronauts series.
– She is currently serving as chancellor of Trent University.