Allan Gregg: Roberta Bondar On Coming Down To Earth
Five years after her trip on board the space shuttle "Discovery", Canada's first female astronaut Roberta Bondar talks about her life after the epic journey. (Originally aired may 1997)
Seeing Through Change
An electrifying speaker with groundbreaking insights on innovation, discovery, leadership and high-performance thinking, Roberta Bondar has been inspiring audiences for more than a decade as one of North America's most sought-after and respected presenters.
One on One with Roberta Bondar - Global Edmonton
Thu, Mar 18 - Lynda Steele sits down for a one on one interview with the first woman in space, Roberta Bondar.
Canadian Medical Hall of Fame
Born in 1945, in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Roberta Lynn Bondar has always had an interest in science and space. She earned a B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. before obtaining her M.D. from McMaster University in 1977. Dr. Bondar realized her dream in 1992, when she was the first Canadian woman to travel in space. Bondar, a neurologist by training, was one of the six original astronauts selected. On the space shuttle Discovery, Bondar's role was to study how the human body reacted to weightlessness and the growth of plants without gravity.
CBC Archives: Roberta Bondar Blasts Off
1992 - It's the day Roberta Bondar has been dreaming about since childhood. In this CBC-TV clip from "The National", she becomes the first Canadian woman in space as Discovery launches.