Dr. Roberta Bondar
Dr. Roberta Bondar was the first Canadian woman to fly in space. An astronaut, physician, and photographer, Dr. Bondar expanded the horizons of millions when she joined the space shuttle Discovery for its 1992 mission. Since then, Dr. Bondar has been recognized with the NASA Spaceflight Medal, and has been inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame. She is a Companion of the Order of Canada, a recipient of the Order of Ontario, and a Specially Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. She has received 24 honorary doctorates from Canadian and American universities and is featured on a Canadian stamp. She also has a star on Canada’s Walk of Fame.