Marc Garneau

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Birthday
23, 1949
Birthplace
Quebec City, Canada
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Birthday
23, 1949 (age 70)
Birthplace
Quebec City, Canada

About

Canada's first astronaut who turned to politics when he became a Member of the Canadian Parliament in 2008. In 2006 he lost his bid for a seat in the Canadian House of Commons.

Before Fame

He was appointed to the Order of Canada after completing his first space mission in 1984.

Trivia

He flew in the STS-97 NASA mission in 2000, which was his third and final space mission.

Family Life

He raised four children, George, Adrien, Simone and Yves, with wife Pamela Soame.

Associated With

He, like Jim Flaherty , is a member of Canadian Parliament.