Mark Pathy: private mission to space for research in partnership with The Children's

Mark Pathy, Canadian private astronaut and member of the Foundation's Board of Directors, is very busy training at NASA's Johnson Space Center a head of the February launch of the 1st ever private mission to the International Space Station Ax1, organized by Axiom Space.

As a Mission Specialist, he will take part in 12 science research projects in partnership with six Canadian universities and their investigators including clinician-researchers at The Children’s and the Child Health Research Program at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre; as well as technology proof-of-concept with two technology start-ups, among them the worl’s first two-way holoportation demonstration.

Mark is joined on AX1 by fellow crew members Eytan Stibbe from Israel, Larry Connor from the USA and Commander Michael Lopez-Alegria.

Read the Axiom Space full press release

Read The Canadian Press article