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Julie Payette

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Birthday
20, 1963
Birthplace
Montreal, Canada
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
20, 1963 (age 58)
Birthplace
Montreal, Canada

About

Chief Astronaut of the Canadian Space Agency from 2001 to 2007. She was a part of the STS missions 96 and 127. In 2017, she became the governor general of Canada.

Before Fame

She was a systems engineer for IBM and later attended the University of Toronto for graduate school.

Trivia

She flew on two spaceflight missions and served as CAPCOM (Capsule Communicator) in Houston.

Family Life

She married test pilot William Flynn and they had one son together.

Associated With

She and Rick Husband were both aboard the STS-96 Discovery.