Back in February, I mentioned that the Canadian Space Agency was in the process of recruiting two new astronauts to join its program.  Well, on CANADA DAY, those two individuals were announced! Click the link below for my previous post, including a brief description about Canada’s involvement in space exploration.

Space Oddities-02.03.2017: Who Will be Canada’s Next Astronauts?

Here is an overview of the process

2017 Recruitment Campaign

Now meet the CSA’s newest astronauts, Lieutenant Colonel Joshua Kutryk and Dr. Jennifer “Jenni” Sidey, both from Alberta!

  

I will keep this brief, there is a lot to read in the links, and just say

THIS IS SO COOL!!

WELCOME AND CONGRATULATIONS TO BOTH JOSHUA AND JENNI!

 

 

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Pictures © Written In Geek blog, used with subject’s permission or under public domain (2017)- all images courtesy of the Canadian Space Agency.

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