2014

 

The TIFF Premiere of Gravity

Dr. Roberta Bondar steps onto the Red Carpet

 

Extraordinary Women TV

Interviewed by Shannon

 

Telus Spark

Science Centre Exhibition

 

CP 24 Interview

 >> see video >>

 

Canadian Pioneer

Dr. Roberta Bondar: Talking about inspiration

 

Hoopers Africa Trust

Dr. Roberta Bondar named Patron

 

Breakfast Television Interview

Jan 22nd Anniversary of space flight

 

Status of Women recognized

Dr. Roberta Bondar in Women's History Month

 

Dr. Roberta Bondar Honoured with Innovation award

"Science for a Better Life"

 

2013

 

Real Life Astronaut Weighs in on 'Gravity', National Geographic Newswatch

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Golfer Roberta Bondar supports Anne Murray Colon Cancer Charity Golf Classic

>> read more >>

 

Nichola Goddard honoured by first Canadian female astronaut

Roberta Bondar was the keynote speaker at a fundraiser

 

Dr. Roberta Bondar graduates from the Directors Education Program, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

 

Dr. Roberta Bondar named Chair, Corporate and Governance and Nominating Committee, Com Dev International

 >> read website >>

 

2012

 

St. Agnes students “blast off with Roberta Bondar”

It was a chance of a lifetime for ten students from St. Agnes Catholic Elementary School who, on October 23rd, had an opportunity to meet Canada’s first female astronaut, Dr. Roberta Bondar.

>> read article >>

 

Roberta Bondar, Jamie Kennedy and seven others discuss The Art of the City at the latest Walrus Talk

October 15, 2012

Last week at the AGO, the Walrus Foundation convened nine prominent Torontonians—Midnight’s Children director Deepha Mehta, CBC’s Matt Galloway, chef Jamie Kennedy and astronaut Roberta Bondar among them—and gave them each seven minutes to talk about one aspect of “the art of the city.”

>> read article >>

 

Lieutenant Governor hosts Diamond Jubilee Gala at Roy Thomson Hall

June 18, 2012

TORONTO, June 15, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, and Mrs. Ruth Ann Onley are pleased to host a DIAMOND JUBILEE GALA to present Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medals to members of the Order of Canada residing in Ontario and members of the Order of Ontario.

>> read article >>

 

Their Excellencies Visit to Sault Ste. Marie

September 20, 2012

The August 29-30, 2012 visit to Sault Ste. Marie by Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada and Mrs. Sharon Johnston was a very special time for City Council and the residents of Sault Ste. Marie.

>> read article >>

 

Developing a passion for nature

August 15, 2012

Dr. Roberta Bondar uses her arresting photography to inspire others to appreciate and protect the environment

>> read article >>

 

Lieutenant Governor hosts Diamond Jubilee Gala at Roy Thomson Hall

June 15, 2012

More than 600 medals will be presented at Roy Thomson Hall on Monday June 18, 2012.

>> read article >>

 

Roberta Bondar joins other celebs in golf tournament to support SickKids

May 24, 2012

Roberta Bondar’s resume is breathtaking.

>> read article >>

 

Congratulations to Dr. Roberta Bondar on her induction into Canada’s Walk of Fame!

Oct 3, 2011

Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada congratulates lifetime member, Dr. Roberta Bondar on being inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame

>> read article >>

 

For one week, we celebrate one very special Saultite

Jan 20, 2012

Sault Ste. Marie celebrates Dr. Roberta Bondar Days

>> read article >>

 

Roberta Bondar to Celebrate 100! with local kids next week

Jan 18, 2012

Sault Ste. Marie Celebrate 100!

>> read article >>

 

Bondar to be honoured all week long

Jan 30, 2012

Dr. Roberta Bondar's historic flight into space will be marked with week-long activities.

>> read article >>

 

'You can make luck happen' (10 photos)

Jan 25, 2012

Dr. Roberta Bondar is a lot of things.

>> read article >>

 

Bondar Tells Students : Believe In Your Dreams

Jan 24, 2012

If Dr. Roberta Bondar thought she was busy preparing to go to outer space, she had no idea what this week was going to be like

>> read article >>

 

Bondar Days — Former astronaut honours Burtch

Feb 26, 2012

Roberta Bondar has been applauded almost everywhere she's been since her historic flight aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery 20 years ago

>> read article >>

 

Roberta Bondar honours Burtch

Feb 21, 2012

Roberta Bondar has been applauded almost everywhere she's been since her historic flight aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery 20 years ago

>> read article >>

 

Roberta Bondar space flight announced as Important moments in Canadian history

June 26, 2012

. 1992: Roberta Bondar becomes Canada's first female astronaut in orbit

>> read article >>

 

Forestry Centre hosts Dr. Bondar on anniversary of space flight

February 17, 2012

SAULT STE. MARIE - In high school, a science project led Dr. Roberta Bondar to pursue an undergraduate degree in science, which enabled her to spend the first six years of her career in the late 1960s working on the genetics of the spruce budworm for the then Forest Insect Laboratory.

>> read article >>

 

Bondar Days — Former astronaut honours Burtch

January 26, 2012

SAULT STE. MARIE - Roberta Bondar has been applauded almost everywhere she's been since her historic flight aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery 20 years ago.

>> read article >>

 

For one week, we celebrate one very special Saultite

January 20, 2012

SAULT STE. MARIE - January 22, 2012 will mark the 20th Anniversary of the historic flight of Canada’s first woman in Space, astronaut and Sault native, Dr. Roberta Bondar.

>> read article >>

 

Has It Really Been 20 Years?

January 20, 2012

January 22, 2012 will mark the 20th Anniversary of the historic flight of Canada’s first woman in Space, Astronaut and Sault native, Dr. Roberta Bondar.

>> read article >>

 

Roberta Bondar to Celebrate 100! with local kids next week

January 18, 2012

Algoma District School Board will play an important part in welcoming Dr. Roberta Bondar to an Education Event on January 24th, 2012 at Kiwanis Community Theatre.

>> read article >>

 

2011

 

Outta sight! Anniversary of Bondar Space Shuttle flight celebrated in song - ON THE TOWN

October 28, 2011

Roberta Bondar is the star when Elmer Iseler Singers look to the heavens at a spring show....

>> read article >>

 

Local Students Get an Art Lesson from Dr. Bondar

October 12, 2011

Students from five area high schools - White Pines, Superior Heights, Korah Collegiate, St. Mary's and St. Basil's - received an in depth and personal art lesson from Dr. Roberta Bondar...

>> read article >>

 

Dr. Roberta Bondar Honoured Again

October 5, 2011

Dr. Roberta Bondar keeps on piling up the honours with every passing year. Just shortly after being given a place in Canada's Walk of Fame, she comes home to be asked to represent...

>> read article >>

 

Bondar, Reynolds Join Canada's Walk of Fame

June 28, 2011

Astronaut Roberta Bondar and actors Ryan Reynolds and Sandra Oh are among the latest Canadians set to join Canada's Walk of Fame.

>> read article >>

 

Earth Week appreciated through Vision with Dr. Roberta Bondar

April 21, 2011

“After observing the planet for eight days from space, I have a deeper interest and respect for the forces that shape our world. ...

>> read article >>

 

2010

 

A planet worth protecting

November 25, 2010

Dr. Roberta Bondar, Canadian's first woman astronaut in space 18 years ago, had an up-close view of our planet only a select few ever get.

>> read article >>

 

Canadian astronauts reflect on Discovery's final trip

October 30, 2010

Payload specialist Roberta Bondar of Canada holds oat seedlings up to the video camera aboard the space shuttle Discovery in a televised view Jan. 25, 1992.

>> read article >>

 

West Vancouver hiker meets legend

October 6, 2010

A West Vancouver woman has just returned from what she says was the "trip of a lifetime" after spending three days heli-hiking with Roberta Bondar, Canada's first female astronaut.

>> read article >>

 

Heli-Hiking: Never Stop Learning

Never stop learning – this was the message conveyed over and over by Dr. Roberta Bondar, our guest speaker at the Bugaboo Lodge on the August 17 – 20th CMH Summer Adventure. >> read article >>

 

Strap on some boots and hit the woods for International Trails Day

PHOTO: Former Canadian astronaut Roberta Bondar (right) hikes to the Burgess Shale's Walcott Quary in Yoho National Park, near Field, B.C., in July 2009. >> read article >>

 

Roberta Bondar School wins national eco challenge

June 23, 2010

TORONTO (23/06/10)—Students of Roberta Bondar School were recognized as the national winner of Earth Day Canada’s Great EcoKids Challenge intermediate category on Wednesday. >> read article >>

 

Life on Earth from an astronaut’s perspective
Roberta Bondar speaks at Ontario Nature youth summit

June 13, 2010

A group of talented young naturalists learned the importance of biodiversity at a youth summit featuring keynote speaker Dr. Roberta Bondar, iconic Canadian astronaut, neurologist and photographer. >> read article >>

 

Knights of Alloy announces newest member of the team

March 22, 2010, SooToday

The local ADSB robotics team has gratefully welcomed Dr. Roberta Bondar, one of Sault Ste. Marie’s most famous scientists, to its lists of distinguished supporters, as Dr. Bondar has joined the team as honorary patron of the local secondary school team. >> read article >>

 

2009

 

Bondar Donates Olympic Torch to Sault Library

December 29, 2009, SooNews

In Celebration of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library is proud to announce we will have on display the Olympic Torch and Olympic Torch Runner's suit worn by Dr. Roberta Bondar during her run on December 17, 2009 in Toronto. >> read article >>

 

Bondar to Carry Olympic Flame

October 28, 2009, SooNews

Dr. Roberta Bondar will get another chance to make history later this year just by walking down Yonge St. >> read article >>

 

Diane Farris Gallery

October 8-31, 2009, Diane Farris Gallery presents Canadian Canopies

Diane Farris Gallery is pleased to present Roberta Bondar’s most recent series of photographs, Canadian Canopies. >> read article >>

 

Reaching for the Stars

September, 2009, Fifty-Five Plus magazine

Roberta Bondar keeps conquering new worlds >> read article >>

 

CBC Radio Interview - The World At Six

July 6, 2009, Ellen Bessner

The Avro Arrow and the space program >> listen to interview>>

 

We need to get back on the moon

Tuesday, July 21, 2009, Michael Purvis, The Sault Star

For Dr. Roberta Bondar, July 20, 1969 felt a lot like "the first day of the future." >> read article >>

 

Concordia presents Loyola Medal to astronaut/neurologist, Dr. Roberta Bondar

March 4, 2009, Tom Douglas, Fifty-Five Plus magazine

In 1992, when Dr. Roberta Bondar, PhD, blasted off aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery, she became Canada's first woman astronaut and the world's first neurologist in space. >> read article >>

 

2008

 

Roberta Bondar: Onward and Upward

June, 2008, Good Times

Where do you go after space? Well, there's the Arctic, the Sahara, the Persian Gulf ... >> read article (pdf) >>

 

Students Win Science Scholarships

May 12, 2008, The Peninsula, Qatar

The winners of the World Virtual Science and Engineering Fair (WVSEF) were announced at an awards ceremony at College of the North Atlantic – Qatar (CNA-Q) >> read article >>

 

Bright minds do Qatar proud - Qatar Students Win Award at World Virtual Science and Engineering Fair

May 11, 2008, The Peninsula, Qatar

A team from Qatar won the Silver Award in the first ever World Virtual Science and Engineering Fair held at the College of the North Atlantic-Qatar (NCA-Q) yesterday. >> read article >>

 

Space Pioneer Stresses Need for Recycling

May 11, 2008, Gulf Times, Qatar

Most products made today are not recyclable and therefore pose a threat to the environment, the world’s first neurologist in space, Dr. Roberta Bondar said yesterday. >> read article >>

 

Dr. Roberta Bondar Serves as Special Guest Judge at the World Virtual Science and Engineering Fair

Spring, 2008

College of North Atlantic - Qatar. >> Event Programme (pdf) >>

 

Dr. Roberta Bondar - A Higher Ground

Esteem Magazine

For an ex-astronaut, Dr. Roberta Bondar is remarkably down to earth. >> read article (pdf) >>

 

Continuous Change and the Role of Canadian Biotechnology

Spring, 2008, BIOTECanada

Aboard the space shuttle Discovery in 1992, Dr. Roberta Bondar became the world's first astronaut-neurologist. >> read article (pdf) >>

 

Trent University Appoints Dr. Derek Mueller to Inaugural Roberta Bondar Fellowship in Northern and Polar Studies

Trent University, March 25, 2008

Ice Shelf Expert and Trent Alumnus to Teach Environmental Change in the Arctic >> read article (pdf) >>

 

Trent University Opens Its Doors

Peterborough Examiner, March 10, 2008

Trent University Chancellor Roberta Bondar, the first female Canadian astronaut, gives the welcoming address at the Trent March break open house Saturday in the Wenjack Theatre. >> read article >>

 

Dr. Roberta Bondar Named Honorary Patron of the International Year of Planet Earth

2008

The celebration of the International Year of Planet Earth aims to capture people’s imagination of the exciting knowledge we possess about our planet, and to see this knowledge used to make the Earth a safer, healthier and wealthier place for our children and grandchildren. >> read brochure (pdf) >>

 

 

2007

 

Mission Biotech - Roberta Bondar signs on as Canada's First National Biotechnology Champion

August/September, 2007, BioBusiness

Say the name Roberta Bondar to practically any Canadian, and they immediately think of one thing: outer space. >> read article (pdf) >>

 

From Silver Dart to Outer Space

Province Herald, Nova Scotia
October 2, 2007

Astronaut tells crowd of Cape Breton kids to use Bell as inspiration during anniversary celebrations >> read article >>

 

2006

 

Bondar talks about memory

September 20, 2006

Roberta Bondar may have been Canada’s first woman to launch into space more than
a decade ago, but she’s now on a whole new mission. >> read article >>

 

2003

 

TIME Magazine Names Dr. Roberta Bondar as Among Canada's Best Explorers

Time Magazine - November 3, 2003

Defying Gravity - To explore has many facets to its meaning. To explore is to push beyond the limits, to challenge, to delve into the minutest details, to investigate – to find out how and why – to try out new approaches to reveal new insights. >> read article >>