March 2, 2001
Astronaut Julie Payette speaks with EWC Science & Technology participants
Then Canadian astronaut Julie Payette, Honourary co-chair of the 10th Annual National Engineering Week in Ottawa, had the opportunity to meet and speak with EWC Science & Technology participants, who were attending the event. Ms. Payette flew on the space shuttle Discovery (May 27-June 6, 1999) and on Endeavour (July 15-31, 2009). She was the first Canadian to visit the International Space Station and served as Chief Astronaut for the Canadian Space Agency (2000-2007). She also met EWC participants in 2002, 2017 and 2018, the latter two years as Canada’s 29th Governor General of Canada.