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Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques returns to Earth next week after 204 days

June 20, 2019 2:25 PM | April Duffy (Administrator)

Anytime you get to announce that you’re returning to Earth, you have a pretty cool job.  

It’s just another classic, “Honey, I’m coming home from work” scenario. Except you know, from outer space.

David Saint-Jacques return will mark the end of a 204-day mission, making it the longest space mission ever conducted by a Canadian astronaut, according to the CSA.

For the record, fellow Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield spent 166 days in outer space. 

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