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Christopher Gainor

Chris GainorChris Gainor is a historian and writer specializing in the history of technology. He is the author of two recently published books, To A Distant Day: The Rocket Pioneers, and Who Killed the Avro Arrow? He also wrote Canada in Space: The People & Stories Behind Canada's Role in the Exploration of Space, and Arrows to the Moon, which tells the story of the Canadian and British engineers from Avro Canada who made a major contribution to putting U.S. astronauts on the Moon. His writings have also been published in SpaceflightQuest, and in various online publications and Canadian newspapers.

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Gordon Shepherd and Agnes Kruchi

AuthorGordon Shepherd is director of the Centre for Research in Earth and Space Science at York University and the executive committee chair for the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) 2008 Scientific Assembly. He is a former project scientist, principal investigator, and assistant professor whose work with space science spans 50 years.


AuthorAgnes Kruchio is a cofounder of MediaTropes and the author of Polar Science: The Legacy of Canada's Participation in the International Polar and Geophysical Years. She has also curated exhibitions on Canadian polar and space research for the Canada Science Museum. They both live in Toronto.

Eric Choi

Eric Choi is an aerospace engineer, writer and editor.  His fiction has been published in The Astronaut From Wyoming and Other Stories, Footprints, Northwest Passages, Space Inc., Tales from the Wonder Zone, Northern Suns, Tesseracts6, Arrowdreams, Science Fiction Age and Asimov’s Science Fiction.  With Derwin Mak, he co-edited The Dragon and the Stars, the first collection of speculative fiction by authors of the Chinese diaspora.  He has worked on space projects such as Phoenix, SSRMS, RADARSAT-1 and MOPITT.  In 2009, he was one of the top forty finalists in the CSA’s astronaut recruitment campaign.  He is currently a business development manager at COM DEV.  Visit Eric’s website at www.aerospacewriter.ca.

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