Astronaut

Steve MacLean

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Age 69
Birthday December 141954
Birth Sign Sagittarius
City Ottawa
Country Canada
Profession Astronaut

Steve MacLean is a famous Astronaut, born on December 14, 1954 in Canada. As of December 2022, Steve MacLean’s net worth is $5 Million. He was a Mission Specialist on STS-115 and a Payload Specialist on STS-52.

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Spouse Nadine Wielgopolski
Children(s) Jean-Philippe MacLean, Catherine MacLean, Michèle MacLean

Steve MacLean Biography

Former President of the Canadian Space Agency who logged close to 22 days in outer space. Steven Glenwood MacLean FRCGS (born December 14, 1954) is a Canadian astronaut. He was the President of the Canadian Space Agency, from September 1, 2008 to February 1, 2013..

He married and had three children.

From 1974 to 1976, MacLean worked in sports administration and public relations at York University. From 1976 to 1977, he was a member of the Canadian National gymnastics team. He taught part-time at York University from 1980 to 1983. In 1983, he became a visiting scholar at Stanford University under Nobel Laureate Arthur Leonard Schawlow. He is a laser-physicist, and his research has included work on electro-optics, laser-induced fluorescence of particles and crystals and multi-photon laser spectroscopy.

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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MacLean attended Merivale High School in Nepean, Ontario. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in physics in 1977 and a doctorate in physics in 1983 from York University in Toronto. In 1977, he received the President’s Award at York University (Murray G. Ross Award). He is a recipient of a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council post graduate scholarship in 1980, two Ontario graduate scholarships, one in 1981 and the other in 1982, and a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council postdoctoral fellowship in 1983.

Steve MacLean Net Worth

Steve MacLean is one of the richest Astronaut & listed on most popular Astronaut. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Steve MacLean‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Source of Income Astronaut
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House Living in own house.

He was on the Canadian national gymnastics team shortly after working in sports administration and public relations.

MacLean attended Merivale High School in Nepean, Ontario. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in physics in 1977 and a doctorate in physics in 1983 from York University in Toronto. In 1977, he received the President’s Award at York University (Murray G. Ross Award). He is a recipient of a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council post graduate scholarship in 1980, two Ontario graduate scholarships, one in 1981 and the other in 1982, and a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council postdoctoral fellowship in 1983.

In 1993, he received an honorary doctorate from the Collège militaire royal de Saint-Jean in Quebec, York University, Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. In September 2006, Steve MacLean Public School was opened in Ottawa, named after him. In 2010 he visited the school on the occasion of the principal’s retirement. MacLean was chosen as one of the first six astronauts in December 1983. He began to do training in February 1984. From 1987 to 1993 MacLean worked as a program manager for CSVS. MacLean was the chief science advisor for the International Space Station from 1993 to 1994. He was also program manager for the Advanced Space Vision System in 1987 to 1993. MacLean is an honorary Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society.

MacLean served as a Mission Specialist on STS-115, which launched on September 9, 2006, and returned on September 21, 2006. He became the first Canadian to operate the robotic arm Canadarm2. On September 13, he performed his first spacewalk, a 7-hour EVA to activate the solar panels on the P3/4 truss – the second Canadian to do so, after Chris Hadfield.

Who is Steve MacLean dating?

According to our records, Steve MacLean married to Nadine Wielgopolski. As of May 2022, Steve MacLean’s is not dating anyone.

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Steve MacLean Height

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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular Astronaut. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Canada. Steve MacLean celebrates birthday on December 14 of every year.

Is Steve MacLean still an astronaut?

Steven Maclean
BornDecember 14, 1954 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
StatusRetired
NationalityCanadian
OccupationPhysicist

What did Steve MacLean accomplish?

He became the first Canadian to operate Canadarm2 in space when the crew installed trusses and deployed solar array panels on the ISS . On this mission, Dr. MacLean also became the second Canadian to walk in space.

Where did Steve MacLean go to college?

College

Why did Steve MacLean become an astronaut?

As a child, Steve MacLean’s interest in science was inspired by the televised NASA shuttle launches and landings that were part of the Gemini and Apollo space programs of the 1960s and early 1970s. He cites US astronaut John Young, who flew on missions for both programs, as one of his early heroes.

How old is Steve Maclean?

67 years (December 14, 1954)

You may read full biography about Steve MacLean from Wikipedia.
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