Julie Payette

Julie Payette is currently serving as Québec’s Scientific Delegate to the United States. She is a Canadian engineer and astronaut who flew two space missions aboard the Space Shuttle for the construction of the International Space Station. While a public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in 2011, she investigated the political and social impact behind international collaboration in large-scale scientific projects.


Research and Diplomacy 350 Kilometers above the Earth

By Julie Payette - 12/10/2012

The International Space Station, with partners that surmount their cultural, organizational, and political differences to pursue a collective vision, serves as a model of science diplomacy.

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