Garneau, Marc

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Name
Garneau, Marc Gender: M
Joseph Jean-Pierre Marc Garneau
born on 23 February 1949 at 09:00 (= 09:00 AM )
Place Québec, Quebec (CAN), 46n49, 71w14
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: McKay-Clements
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 04°38' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 16°54 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 11°07'



Marc Garneau

Biography

Canadian Astronaut, a Navy Captain in the Canadian Space Agency from 1984 until he retired 4/05/1989.

He was the first Canadian in Space aboard the Challenger October 1984, with a second mission the spring of 1996. He was named the Deputy Director of the Canadian Astronaut Program in 1988, and a Mission specialist astronaut with NASA. He was the president of the Canadian Space Agency from 2001 to 2006, and in 2003 was installed as the ninth Chancellor of Carleton University in New Orleans.

In 2006, Garneau entered politics, seeking a seat as federal Member of Parliament with the Liberal Party of Canada. He was an unsuccessful candidate in Vaudreuil-Soulanges during that year's election, but two years later won the riding of Westmount—Ville-Marie in downtown Montreal.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : New Job 1984 (Captain in the Canadian Space Agency)
  • Work : Great Achievement October 1984 (Astronaut in the Challenger)
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  • Work : New Job 1988 (Dep. Dir. of the Canadian Astronaut Program)
  • Work : Retired 1989 (Retired from the Agency)
  • Work : Gain social status 1996 (Second space mission)
  • Work : Lose social status 2006 (Lost bid for election to Parliament)
  • Work : Gain social status 2008 (Won election to House of Commons from Westmount-ville-Marie)

Source Notes

John McKay-Clements quotes parents from B.R., given in The Canadian Astrology Collection

Categories

  • Vocation : Politics : Government employee (Canadian astronaut program, Director and Captain)
  • Vocation : Travel : Astronaut (Two space missions)
  • Notable : Famous : Historic figure (First Canadian in Space)

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