Sault Ste Marie ON
Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, November 1, 2016 – The Royal Canadian Mint officially unveilled a silver collector coin celebrating the 25th anniversary of Dr. Roberta Bondar’s Space Shuttle Mission at Sault College before a crowd of local dignitaries and well-wishers.
Nov 4, 2016
from Bob McDonald – CBC News:
Astronaut Roberta Bondar shows us that space and conservation are 2 sides of the same coin Canadian Mint pays tribute to Bondar’s work in space and on Earth
Nov 2, 2016
Canada’s first woman in space, astronaut Roberta Bondar, honored with coin
Nov 1, 2016
from The Roberta Bondar Foundation:
Some of The Roberta Bondar Foundation coverage of the launch Photos and other memories
ROYAL CANADIAN MINT FEATURE PAGE:
Detail, description and order information
ROYAL CANADIAN MINT VIDEO FEATURE:
Commemorative #BondarCoin as it rotates and glows!
CTV VIDEO FEATURE:
A Tribute to Canada’s 1st Female Astronaut to Enter Space Well-rounded feature with several and themed responses around Dr. Bondar and the STS-42 story. Captures look of surprise & delight on face of audience.
SAULT WEB FEATURE:
Star Struck. Dr. Roberta Bondar ‘Out of this World’ Silver Coin Revealed Includes candid photos of Bondar with delighted Sault supporters
SOOTODAY WEB FEATURE:
First of its kind coin honours Bondar; astronaut says Sault will always be home. Bondar calls friends, family her ‘stars’
SAULT STAR WEB FEATURE:
Historic space mission a quarter century ago