ISED Minister Bains unveils the final 17 astronaut candidates
ISED Minister Bains unveils the final 17 astronaut candidates. Credit: Canadian Space Agency.

Canada Unveils 17 Astronaut Candidate Finalists

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Bains introduced the final 17 astronaut candidates today in Toronto. They include ten members of Canada’s military and seven civilians.

The 17 final astronaut candidates
The 17 final astronaut candidates. Credit: Canadian Space Agency.

The Candidates

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Marc Boucher
Boucher is an entrepreneur, writer, editor & publisher. He is the founder of SpaceRef Canada Interactive Inc, CEO and co-founder of SpaceRef U.S., advisor and co-founder of the Canadian Space Commerce Association, and director and co-founder of MaxQ Accelerator Inc. Previously he was the founder of Maple Square, Canada's first internet directory and search engine which he sold.