Space Missions

Past Missions

Crest Canadian Contribution Mission Name Mission Date Launch Vehicle
Expedition 34/35 crest Astronaut:
Chris Hadfield
Expedition 34/35 December 19, 2012 to May 13, 2013 Soyuz Spacecraft
Expedition 20/21 mission crest Astronaut:
Robert Thirsk
Expedition 20/21 May 27 to December 1, 2009 Soyuz Spacecraft
STS-127 mission crest Astronaut:
Julie Payette
STS-127 July 15 to 31, 2009 Space Shuttle Endeavour
STS-123 mission crest Dextre STS-123 March 11, 2008 Space Shuttle Endeavour
STS-118 mission crest Astronaut:
Dave Williams
STS-118 August 8 to 21, 2007 Space Shuttle Endeavour
STS-115 mission crest Astronaut:
Steve MacLean
STS-115 September 9 to 21, 2006 Space Shuttle Atlantis
STS-111 mission crest Mobile Base System Installation STS-111 June 5 to 19, 2002 Space Shuttle Endeavour
STS-100 mission crest Astronaut:
Chris Hadfield
STS-100 April 19 to May 1, 2001 Space Shuttle Endeavour
STS-97 mission crest Astronaut:
Marc Garneau
STS-97 November 30 to December 11, 2000 Space Shuttle Endeavour
STS-96 mission crest Astronaut:
Julie Payette
STS-96 May 27 to June 6, 1999 Space Shuttle Discovery
STS-90 mission crest Astronaut:
Dave Williams
STS-90 April 17 to May 3, 1998 Space Shuttle Columbia
STS-85 mission crest Astronaut:
Bjarni Tryggvason
STS-85 August 7 to 19, 1997 Space Shuttle Discovery
STS-78 mission crest Astronaut:
Bob Thirsk
STS-78 June 20 to July 7, 1996 Space Shuttle Columbia
STS-77 mission crest Astronaut:
Marc Garneau
STS-77 May 19 to 29, 1996 Space Shuttle Endeavour
STS-74 mission crest Astronaut:
Chris Hadfield
STS-74 November 12 to 20, 1995 Space Shuttle Atlantis
STS-52 mission crest Astronaut:
Steve MacLean
STS-52 October 22 to November 1, 1992 Space Shuttle Columbia
STS-42 mission crest Astronaut:
Roberta Bondar
STS-42 January 22 to 30, 1992 Space Shuttle Discovery
STS-41 mission crest Astronaut:
Marc Garneau
STS-41-G October 5 to 13, 1984 Space Shuttle Challenger

Simulated Missions

Crest Participants Mission Name Mission Date Venue
CAVES crest David Saint-Jacques "Cooperative Adventure for Valuing and Exercising human behaviour and performance Skills" (CAVES) September 2 to 14, 2012 Sa Grutta, Sardania, Italia
(Mission in a cave)
Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration Jeremy Hansen Analogue Moon Mission to Victoria Island June 29 to July 12, 2012 Victoria Island, Canada
(High Arctic mission)
Mission NEEMO 15 David Saint-Jacques

Jeremy Hansen
NEEMO 15 October 20 to 26, 2011 Laboratory Aquarius (Undersea mission)
Crest of mission NEEMO 14 Astronaut:
Chris Hadfield
NEEMO 14 May 10 to 23, 2010 Laboratory Aquarius (Undersea mission)
NEEMO 9 mission crest Astronaut:
Dave Williams
NEEMO 9 April 3 to 20, 2006 Laboratory Aquarius (Undersea mission)
NEEMO 7 mission crest Astronaut:
Bob Thirsk
NEEMO 7 October 11 to 22, 2004 Laboratory Aquarius (Undersea mission)
NEEMO mission crest Astronaut:
Dave Williams
NEEMO 1 October 22 to 28, 2001 Laboratory Aquarius (Undersea mission)