The Canadian Press

2009-05-27 | CDA Space Thirsk

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Canadian astronaut Bob Thirsk blasted off into space May 27th on his way to the International Space Station aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft. Before the launch, Thirsk said he was looking forward to an exciting mission. (Thirsk spent six months aboard the ISS.)

Date: 2009-05-27
Placeline: Undated.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 25 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we as Canadians are fortunate to be on the Vanguard of space exploration into play a significant role in the great project that is the International Space Station supported by hundreds of fellow Canadians on the ground I will over the next few months carry out life and physical science experiments designed exclusively for a weightless environment >>