Mission highlights

On , at 6:31 a.m. ET, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques flew to the International Space Station (ISS). The successful landing on , marks the end of the longest Canadian mission to date (204 days).

During his time in space, David conducted Canadian and international science experiments and technology demonstrations. He supported critical operations and maintenance activities, including robotics and spacewalks. Like many other astronauts, he shared his experience through taking pictures and videos. From space, he also connected with young people across Canada, encouraging them to appreciate the beauty and fragility of our planet, and sparking their interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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David Saint-Jacques' Mission Highlights (Credit: Canadian Space Agency)

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David Saint-Jacques' Mission Highlights

The infographic features information about David Saint-Jacques' mission. From , to , Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques lived and worked on the International Space Station. During his mission, he became the fourth CSA astronaut to conduct a spacewalk and the first to use Canadarm2 to catch a visiting spacecraft. Together, he and his crewmates dedicated a record amount of time to science on the ISS.

The following statistics are presented in six different boxes on the infographics:

  • 204 days in space
  • 3264 orbits
  • 139 096 495 km

Performed a spacewalk of 6 hours and 29 minutes

Operated Canadarm2 to perform a "cosmic catch"

Commissioned 2 Canadian technology demonstrations

Conducted 7 Canadian science experiments

Interacted with Canadians live from space during over 30 events across the country

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