Julie Payette (b.1963-10-20 in Montréal, Québec,) has been a member of the Canadian astronaut corps since 1992 and flew on space shuttle mission STS-96. She has worked on robotics for the NASA astronaut office.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 49100