Canadian astronauts

Canadian astronaut Dave Williams on a spacewalk

Canadian astronauts represent the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), both on Earth and in space.

Their courage and determination are an inspiration to many. Their unique experience helps advance scientific research and technology development.

Find out more about our Canadian astronauts.

Active astronauts

David Saint-Jacques and Jeremy Hansen have been on active service since 2009.

Former astronauts

Ten astronauts are now retired from the CSA.

History of the Canadian astronaut corps

In total, Canada has recruited 12 astronauts through 3 campaigns.

FAQ - Astronauts

Learn about astronauts, space, space exploration, and much more.