Politicos let out their inner space geek at MDA’s 50th anniversary party at the National Arts Centre
By Emily HawsMar. 4, 2019
Astronauts were in abundance at the event, including Governor General Julie Payette and Jeremy Hansen. David St-Jacques also sent in video greetings from the International Space Station.
Parliamentarians, bureaucrats, and industry leaders schmooze at MDA's 50th anniversary party on Feb. 25. Left to right: MDA's Holly Johnson, Lieut.-Col. John Cowen, MDA's Mike Greenley, Brig. Gen. Kevin Whale, astronaut Jeremy Hansen, and MDA's Leslie Swartman. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Gov. Gen. Julie Payette and Arctic Security Consultant’s Pierre Leblanc. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Being a former astronaut herself, it was only fitting that Gov. Gen. Julie Payette showed up to a party celebrating the 50th anniversary of one of the leading Canadian space and robotics companies.
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