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Biography of Michael McKay

Michael McKay

Michael McKay started his career with the Canadian Forces at the Royal Military College where he became an Aeronautical Engineer. In , he was selected along with Julie Payette, Dave Williams and Chris Hadfield as one of four new Canadian astronauts. He resigned as an astronaut in , but remained active in the program until working on projects such as the Space Vision System and the robotic arms for the International Space Station. After leaving the military in , McKay joined the private sector where he's been taking on various challenges ever since. (With files from Scouts Canada.)

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