Astronaut Dr. Roberta Bondar chatted
with students Kyla Hynes, Roncalli High School, (right) and Sheena Winsor,
Lakewood Academy, following her talk at the Canadian Medical Hall of
Dr. Roberta Bondar has never been afraid to ask why and
her curiosity led her to earn a PhD and a medical degree as well as
become one of Canadas first astronauts and the first Canadian
woman in space.
On May 24, at Discovery Days in Health Sciences, a group of high school
students heard about Dr. Bondars adventures in space. Discovery
Days is an event held to promote awareness in health sciences among
young people. About 100 students were selected from those who applied
through their schools to attend the day, which also included hands-on
workshops and a career panel.