Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency

September 03, 2009 10:28 ET

Canadian Space Agency/Note to Editors: One Hundred Days in Space

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Sept. 3, 2009) - "I haven't driven a car in three months, and yet I've traveled 70 million kilometers. I've watched 16 sunrises and sunsets in a single day. I've sipped coffee out of a bag through a straw, and squeezed macaroni and cheese from a package into my mouth. I've conducted many scientific and medical experiments. I've welcomed extraterrestrial friends to my home and bid them farewell. I've helped repair a toilet, as well as a carbon dioxide scrubber, and an oxygen generator", says CSA Astronaut Robert Thirsk.

Find the complete Op-Ed written by Robert Thirsk from the International Space Station at ftp://ftp.asc-csa.gc.ca/users/expedition20-21/pub/

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