The Canadian Press

2009-05-13 | New Astronauts

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Canada announced its two newest astronauts on May 13th. Captain Jeremy Hansen and Doctor David St-Jacques were named to the program -- the first new recruits since 1992. Hansen said it was an amazing moment for him to join a team that had only had 12 members. (Over 53-hundred people answered the call for the latest round of astronaut selection.)

Date: 2009-05-13
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 22 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << today is a realization of a lifelong dream and goal for me it was a goal because I had watched other Canadians live and work in space and I knew that it was possible as Canadian to do this but it was a dream because I knew very few Canadians will be given this great opportunity and challenge >>