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Celebrating Roberta Bondar’s flight 30 years later – ‘I don’t want to stop’

Darren Taylor

The virtual ceremony, An Evening with Dr. Roberta Bondar & Friends marked the 30th anniversary of Sault native Dr. Roberta Bondar’s launch as the first Canadian female astronaut in space on an eight-day mission aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery.

Taylor describes features from the celebration including tributes to Bondar from several well-known figures from a variety of professions. “I don’t want to stop,” Bondar said, reflecting on her adventurous life.