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10 questions with astronaut David Saint-Jacques


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10 questions with astronaut David Saint-Jacques

2017-12-08 - Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques answers 10 fun questions in 60 seconds! (Credit: Canadian Space Agency)


David Saint-Jacques: Hi, my name is David Saint-Jacques. I’m an astronaut with the Canadian Space Agency. I’m going to try to answer 10 questions in a minute, as fast as I can.

You ready? We’re going.

What is the first thing you do when you wake up? An espresso.

What was your favourite subject in school? History.

Launch or landing? Launch! No question.

Moon or Mars? You know, I’m a romantic. It’s the Moon.

Iqaluit or Houston? Iqaluit, Iqaluit! No chance Houston. Sorry.

What is your favourite movie? Well, the last one I saw, The Martian. Awesome!

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would it be? Albert Einstein.

What is the best advice you’ve ever received? To focus on the moment.

If you could smuggle one thing onto the ISS, what would it be? Some home-cooked meal by my wife.

Final question: what is the best thing about your job? Of course, the people I work with.


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