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Stories written for the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Insititute

The View From Above – Astronaut Dr. Robert Thirsk

This profile of Canadian astronaut Dr. Robert Thirsk was published in the Canadian Aeronautic and Space Instistute Log in December 1996. He is a distinguished doctor, but the magic of space turns Robert Thirsk into a starry-eyed little boy. “I knew I … Continue reading

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Space visionary MacNaughton brought Canadarm dream to reality

I was contracted by the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute to write this profile of space visionary John MacNaughton, who led  Spar Aerospace through its most dynamic growth period on projects such as Canadarm, Anik E, MSAT, and RADARSAT-1. First impressions could … Continue reading

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Doris Jelly, Alouette pioneer and national space exhibit curator

I was contracted by the Canadian  Aeronautics and Space Institute to write this profile of prominent Canadian scientist Doris Jelly, a pioneer in the Alouette satellite program and the curator of the space exhibit at the Canadian Museum of Science … Continue reading

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High Flyers in Canada’s Aeronautics Industry

I was contracted by the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute to write this profile of Dr. Bert Blevis and Dr. Gerry Marsters, two highly-respected members of Canada’s Aeronautics and Space scientific community.  If you know the aerospace industry in Canada, … Continue reading

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