Roberta Bondar

Roberta Bondar

Status: Retired
12/4/1945 –
Nationality: Canadian
Type: Government
Agency: Canadian Space Agency

Roberta Bondar (born December 4, 1945) is Canada’s first female astronaut and the first neurologist in space. Following more than a decade as NASA’s head of space medicine, Bondar became a consultant and speaker in the business, scientific, and medical communities.

Bondar has received many honours including the Order of Canada, the Order of Ontario, the NASA Space Medal, over 22 honorary degrees and induction into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.

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