• Explore: A Canadian Geographic Podcast - Episode 3: Roberta Bondar

    3 monthes ago - By CG Compass

    Dr. Roberta Bondar remembers the moment she became the first Canadian female astronaut to go to space on board the space shuttle Discovery in 1992.
    “It certainly wasn't a very comfortable ride,” she recalls. “Nobody told me that the last 45 seconds you can't breathe. I just said to myself, this is so far away from Star Trek and Flash Gordon. This is like the most rudimentary tin can possible. It's like being inside a roman candle.”
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