Sault Ste. Marie in Algoma District, Ontario — Central Canada (North America)
Dr. Roberta Bondar
Roberta Bondar Park
In honour of our hero, Dr. Roberta Lynn Bondar, O.C., O.ONT., M.D., PH.D., F.R.C.P.(C), neurologist, biologist, pilot and researcher. Canada's first female astronaut was a crew member on the United States of America's Space Shuttle "Discovery" from January 22 to January 30, 1992.
Our community is extremely proud of her outstanding dedication, performance, spirit and significant contributions to the mission.
Doctor Bondar was born and raised in Sault Ste. Marie. She received her primary and secondary education in local public schools.
Erected 1994 by Knights of Columbus, Superior Council 932.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Women. A significant historical date for this entry is January 22, 1992.
Location. 46° 30.526′ N, 84° 20.12′ W. Marker is in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, in Algoma District. Marker is on Foster Drive, 0.4 kilometers east of St Mary's River Drive, on the right when traveling east. Marker and bust are near the NE corner Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 65 Foster Drive, Sault Ste Marie ON P6A 5N1, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Passenger and Packet Freighters on the Upper Great Lakes (a few steps from this marker); Anna Jameson (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Nicolas Perrot (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Algoma Central Corporation (approx. half a kilometer away); Keystone Lodge (approx. half a kilometer away); Post Office (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Precious Blood Cathedral (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Ermatinger House (approx. 0.9 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sault Ste. Marie.
Also see . . . Wikipedia - Dr. Roberta Bondar. (Submitted on August 1, 2017, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2017, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 185 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 1, 2017, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.