Julie Payette facts for kids
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|29th Governor General of Canada|
October 2, 2017
|Prime Minister||Justin Trudeau|
|Preceded by||David Johnston|
|Born||October 20, 1960
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
|Spouse(s)||François Brissette (div. 1999)
William Flynn (div. 2015)
|Children||1 son (aged 17)|
|Education||McGill University (BEng)
University of Toronto (MASc)
Julie Payette (born October 20, 1960) is a Canadian businesswoman, former astronaut, engineer, and the 29th and current Governor General of Canada.
Payette has completed two spaceflights, STS-96 and STS-127, logging more than 25 days in space. She served as chief astronaut for the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), and has served as capsule communicator at NASA Mission Control Center in Houston.
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Payette aboard the Kibo laboratory of the International Space Station during STS-127
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