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Canadian astronaut unveils Indigenous-designed patch he will wear on upcoming moon mission – CBC

Feb 08, 2024

Jeremy Hansen to be 1st Canadian to travel to the moon during Artemis II mission

Children gathered at First Nations University of Canada in Regina Thursday watched in awe as astronaut Jeremy Hansen unveiled the patch, designed by an Indigenous artist, that he will wear as the first Canadian to fly to the moon.

Hansen, who is from London, Ont., is one of four crew members set to travel around the moon during the Artemis ll mission, which is expected to embark as soon as September 2025.

He spoke at Thursday’s event about how time he has spent with Indigenous elders has shaped his beliefs and perspectives.

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