Language selection

Search

Top of page

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.)

Date modified: