Biographies of International Astronauts

Payette

Julie

Canada

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Personal data

Birthdate:  20.10.1963
Birthplace:  Montreal / Quebec
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  09.06.1992
Selection group:  CSA-2
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. ??.05.2013

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-96  MSP  27.05. - 06.06.1999 9d 19h 13m 
2  STS-127  MSP  15.07. - 31.07.2009 15d 16h 45m 
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Total  25d 11h 58m 
         

Additional information

Bachelor of engineering from McGill University, Montreal, 1986; master of applied science in computer engineering from the University of Toronto, 1990; since 1996 NASA astronaut (MSP); hobbies: Triathlon, skiing, scuba diving, flying, playing the piano; she is a soprano soloist and chorister in different choirs; she is fluent in French, English, Italian and conversational in Spanish, German and Russian.

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Last update on May 10, 2013.