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NEWS: Nunavik May 16, 2016 - 12:59 pm

Photo: Former Nunavik-based doctor assigned to International Space Station

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Astronaut David Saint-Jacques speaks to a group of students at Jaanimmarik school in Kuujjuaq last year. Saint-Jacques, who used to work as a doctor at Inuulitsivik health centre in Puvirnituq, has been assigned to a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station, the Canadian Space Agency announced this week. Saint-Jacques will launch aboard the Russian Soyuz rocket in November 2018 to join an international crew onboard the orbiting laboratory. This will mark the 17th space flight for Canadian astronauts. (FILE PHOTO/ ISABELLE DUBOIS)
Astronaut David Saint-Jacques speaks to a group of students at Jaanimmarik school in Kuujjuaq last year. Saint-Jacques, who used to work as a doctor at Inuulitsivik health centre in Puvirnituq, has been assigned to a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station, the Canadian Space Agency announced this week. Saint-Jacques will launch aboard the Russian Soyuz rocket in November 2018 to join an international crew onboard the orbiting laboratory. This will mark the 17th space flight for Canadian astronauts. (FILE PHOTO/ ISABELLE DUBOIS)

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