Geological Science and Engineering

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering

GSGE Graduate Makes Top 32 List of Potential Astronauts


Congratulations to Michelle Thompson, BSc'11, who is a top 32 candidate to become an astronaut for the Canadian Space Agency.

Michelle is currently a NASA postdoctoral fellow at the Johnson Space Center.

The selection process began with ~3700 applicants and which was narrowed down to ~370, then ~72, and now ~32.  They will be accepting 2 applicants for summer 2017. 

To view Michelle's profile and for further information, visit the Canadian Space Agency website.

Congratulations Michelle!