Working for Canadian Space Agency - Kristen Facciol

Season 1 | Episode 4
24m | Dec 7, 2020

On this weeks episode we talk about what it takes to be an astronaut, how to get a job at CSA, what astronauts eat in space eat...

Kristen Facciol is a Toronto, Ontario native who now lives in Montreal, Quebec. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto (BASc 2009 – Engineering Science, Aerospace Engineering) who has continued to pursue her love of space as an employee of MDA Robotics and Automation. She started with MDA over 5 years ago as part of the systems team on the Next Generation Canadarm project. She now works as an embedded contractor at the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) performing non-real-time & real-time flight support and as a trainer for both astronauts and flight controllers on the robotic systems on the International Space Station (ISS).

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