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Marc Garneau at the Grey Cup halftime show

His bravery is inspiring, his grace is charming and his credentials are out of this world. In 1984 Marc Garneau became the first Canadian to fly on a NASA mission to space. During his 15 years as an astronaut, Garneau flew three times and made countless contributions to the Canadian space program, eventually becoming its president. On the ground or in the air, Garneau has been a passionate educator and trailblazer for space exploration.

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Garneau discusses his space mission during the Grey Cup halftime show in 1984.

Medium: Radio
Program: Grey Cup Game
Broadcast Date: Nov. 18, 1984
Guest(s): Marc Garneau
Reporter: Mark Lee
Duration: 4:36

Last updated: February 22, 2013

Page consulted on November 6, 2014

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