On June 17, 2016, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) launched the fourth astronaut recruitment campaign of Canada’s history. Out of 3,772 applications from Canadians in every province and territory, as well as outside Canada, and after a one-year arduous selection process, just two candidates were selected to represent Canada’s new generation of space explorers.
Canada’s two new astronaut candidates
The CSA is proud to welcome Joshua Kutryk and Jennifer Sidey to the Canadian astronaut corps!
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Source: Meet Canada’s Two New Astronauts – Canadian Space Agency