Canada's first female astronaut, she is also the first neurologist in space. She is a Canadian Medical Hall of Fame inductee.She performed experiments in the Spacelab on Space Shuttle mission STS-42.She and Sally Ride were both female astronauts.BEFORE FAME
She studied medicine at McMaster University and earned several other degrees from various universities.PERSONAL LIFE
She grew up with one sister, Barbara.FUN FACTS
Astronaut Roberta Bondar were born on Tuesday, birthstone is Turquoise, the seaon was Fall in the Chinese year of Rooster, it is 336 days until Roberta Bondar next birthday.