Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates




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Personal data

Birthplace:  Burlington, Ontario
Marital status:  
Selection date:  ??.??.2009
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 13.05.2009 / 01.07.2017

Additional information

BEng, Aerospace Engineering, Carleton University (2004); MSc, Aerospace Engineering Bioastronautics Stream, University of Colorado (2005); Ph.D., Environmental Biology, University of Guelph (ongoing); currently working as a Research Affiliate in the Canadian Space Agency's Space Science - Planetary Exploration division. He is also pursuing his Ph.D. in environmental biology, with a focus on Biological Life Support Systems. Matthew has a long history of commitment to the Canadian Space Program and has conducted numerous space advocacy initiatives; semifinalist in the Canadian astronaut selection 2017.


Last update on July 21, 2017.