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Colin A. Franklin, C.M., Ph.D., F.R.S.C.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Colin A. Franklin, C.M., Ph.D., F.R.S.C. C.M. Nepean
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada April 20, 1990 October 24, 1990
A pioneer in Canada's space industry, he played a leading role in the design, construction and application of Canada's first satellite, the Alouette, in both an engineering and a program management capacity. His work, and the leadership he has provided to Canadian research and industrial development activities in space-related research and manufacturing, have been major factors in establishing Canada as a world leader in these fields.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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