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RCAF 100th Anniversary Highlights Include Two Canadian Astronaut Missions in 2025

Canadian astronauts Joshua Kutryk (left) and Jeremy Hansen (right) seize the opportunity to fly together before the start of astronaut training. Prior to joining the Canadian Space Program, they were both pilots with the Canadian Armed Forces. In this picture, they are standing in front of the Royal Canadian Air Force’s 2017 Canada 150 CF-18 Demonstration Hornet

The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) will celebrate its 100th anniversary on April 1 with a lot of news to report in astronaut missions as well. Service members, and Canadian Space Agency astronauts Col. Jeremy Hansen and Col. Josh Kutryk were assigned to two space missions, respectively, in 2023. Hansen will be the first non-American to fly around the Moon on Artemis 2 in 2025, …

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Canadian Astronauts Get First Space Missions (Updated)

Introducing Canadian Space Agency astronaut missions

Canada is heading back to the International Space Station, this time on a Starliner flight. Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut Joshua Kutryk will fly the first operational Starliner mission no earlier than 2025, the agency announced today (Nov. 22). And that’s not the only flight opportunity in the works.

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Joshua Kutryk: Looking Forward to Starliner

Astronaut Joshua Kutryk undergoes NBL training. Credit: Canadian Space Agency.

The last time SpaceQ caught up with Canadian astronaut Joshua Kutryk (in March 2022), he was spending his time ferrying NASA personnel in his Northrop T-38 jet, supporting spacewalkers on the International Space Station, and preparing the agency to fly the Boeing Starliner space capsule.

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Joshua Kutryk: Behind the scenes of Starliner and spacewalking

Canadian Space Agency astronaut Joshua Kutryk celebrated the end of his basic training, along with fellow astronaut Jenni Sidey-Gibbons and their NASA classmates, during a ceremony at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas

Lt. Col. Joshua Kutryk joined Canada's astronaut training program in 2017 after serving as an experimental test pilot and a fighter pilot in Cold Lake Alberta, leading a unit who was flight testing fighter aircraft. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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