Friday, August 28, 2009

Julie Payette Gets Warm Homecoming

Payette operated three arms during the mission: the station's Canadarm2, the shuttle's Canadarm, and the Japanese arm.(NASA)

From CTV News:

Employees at the Canadian Space Agency in St. Hubert welcomed astronaut Julie Payette back home with thunderous applause on Friday.

Payette was part of the last shuttle mission to the International Space Station and spent 16 days in orbit.

On her last day before a much-needed holiday, Payette said she's proud of her 16-day stay last month aboard the station.

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My Comment: Good for her. She is a true Canadian (modern day) role model and hero.

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