Steve MacLean

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Senior Research Affiliate
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics


Dr. Steve MacLean is President of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). A physicist by training, in 1983 he was selected as one of the first six Canadian astronauts, and has participated in missions on the Space Shuttles Columbia (1992), and Atlantis (2006) to the International Space Station. In addition to senior roles within the CSA and extensive experience with NASA and the International Space Station, he is a strong supporter of science literacy and child education.