Robert Thirsk

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Birthday
17, 1953
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
17, 1953 (age 65)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Set a Canadian record in 2009 for longest spaceflight when he returned from Expedition 20/21.

Before Fame

He has degrees in engineering and medicine.

Trivia

He wrote two columns for a newspaper while on STS-78, the first time an astronaut has written for and been published by a newspaper while in space.

Family Life

He married Brenda Biasutti and had three children.

Associated With

He and Boris Borisovich Yegorov were physicians who traveled to space.