Jeremy Hansen: The importance of Canada’s space contributions

Lisa Campbell, President, Canadian Space Agency (CSA), and Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen talk with NASA Administrator Bill Nelson in a bilateral meeting between NASA and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), during the 36th Space Symposium, Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

Col. Jeremy Hansen is Canada's longest-serving astronaut who has not yet flown in space. Selected in May 2009, the former CF-18 fighter pilot (including NORAD Air Defence Operations) has played a plethora of ground roles for Canada and NASA over the last 13 years.

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About Elizabeth Howell

Is SpaceQ's Associate Editor as well as a business and science reporter, researcher and consultant. She recently received her Ph.D. from the University of North Dakota and is communications Instructor instructor at Algonquin College.