2017 astronaut selection process

Two astronaut candidates taking part in a fire simulation during the 2009 astronaut recruitment campaign.

Commitment required from candidates, key dates, profiles of the selected candidates, data on the recruitment campaign, photos and videos.

2017 Astronaut recruitment campaign

Go to the astronauts page to meet Canada's Two New Astronauts

Find out who's been the running to be the next Canadian astronaut!

2017 recruitment campaign

Read the story of the 2017 selection process—a wild ride filled with thrills!

Information kit for the recruitment campaign

News releases, templates, videos, graphics, and other materials of the 2017 astronaut recruitment campaign.

Who are the astronaut candidates?

Profiles of the people who were in the running to become Canadian astronauts.

Commitment required from candidates

Time and travel requirements for the astronaut candidates.

Key dates

An overview of the key dates in the selection process.

Data on the recruitment campaign

Infographics showing the data on Canada's astronaut recruitment campaign.

Photos

Photos of the candidates during the various tests, interviews and exams that are part of the selection process.

Videos

Videos of the candidates during the various tests, interviews and exams that are part of the selection process.