All of us at the International Space University (ISU) are deeply saddened by the sudden loss of our alumnus Kenneth Rodzinyak, a multi-talented Maritime Patrol Air Navigator and Canadian military dealing with space issues.
He attended ISU’s Space Studies Program (SSP06) in Strasbourg, France in 2006. He was an active member of the team project SOL – Earth Observation systems for small countries and regions. Thanks to him many cadets from the Canadian Military Forces either attended an ISU program or took part as support staff.
He was a guest lecturer and volunteer staff himself during several space studies program sessions.
SSP21 director Göktuğ Karacalioğlu added: “Kenn was a wonderful colleague with many skills and a strong work ethic. He spent this summer with us in Spain, serving as the chief staff editor for team projects of the 2021 Space Studies Program. He not only brought his knowledge to the team, but also a great sense of humor to brighten up everyone’s mood during the very busy and intense times. He will be greatly missed by all of us, and all our thoughts are with his lovely wife Angela, daughter Kristyn, who are also part of the ISU community and his two other daughters Daphne and Celina.”
Our condolences go to his family and friends. He will be sorely missed – we will all remember his great spirit.