Marc Garneau (b.1949-02 in Québec City, Québec,) was the first Canadian in space and was appointed president of the Canadian Space Agency in 2001. He flew on space shuttle missions STS-41G, STS-77 and STS-97. The Canadian Space Agency's website has an official biography.
Name proposed and citation prepared by Peter Jedicke and Robert Jedicke.
Orbit type: Main Belt Asteroid
Reference: MPC 49099