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Canadian Astronauts Hansen and Saint-Jacques Celebrate National Science and Technology Week 2014 Video in Story

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Canadian Astronauts Hansen and Saint-Jacques Celebrate National Science and Technology Week 2014

Canadian Space Agency astronauts Jeremy Hansen and David Saint-Jacques invite you to celebrate National Science and Technology Week from October 17-26, 2014.

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Canadian Space Technology Helps Breast Cancer Patients

Canadian Space Technology Helps Breast Cancer Patients Video in Story

The technology and expertise developed to build the first Canadarm not only paved the way for its descendants, Canadarm2 and Dextre, that are in great part responsible for the successful assembly and operating of the International Space Station, it also translated into new technology for the operating room.

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Canadian Astronaut Jeremy Hansen Completes NEEMO 19 Simulation Mission

Canadian Astronaut Jeremy Hansen Completes NEEMO 19 Simulation Mission Video in Story

Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut Jeremy Hansen has completed his week long simulation mission in the undersea Aquarius habitat as the exploration Lead for NEEMO 19 (NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations) with an international crew.

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The Canadian Government Invests in New Earth Observation Products

The Canadian Government Invests in New Earth Observation Products

Twelve companies will receive contracts totalling just under $6.7 million to deliver Earth Observation (EO) products designed to benefit Canadians. The data will be supplied by Canadian Space Agency supported Earth Observation missions including RADARSAT-2.

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Canada's Space Program is Gradually Building Space Mission Operations Capability

Canada's Space Program is Gradually Building Space Mission Operations Capability

At a nondescript building at Western University in London, Ontario in a makeshift "mission control", a team of scientists and engineers are currently planning and then carrying out an analog Mars Sample Return mission. This isn't just a computer simulation exercise, they're using a real rover with actual instrumentation located at the Canadian Space Agency's Mars Yard.

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MDA to Begin Building LIDAR for OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Mission

MDA to Begin Building LIDAR for OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Mission

Today at press conference at the Royal Ontario Museum Treasury Board President Tony Clement announced that MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA) will begin building the OSIRIS-REx Laser Altimeter (OLA) for the 2016 mission.

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Canadian Space Agency and McGill University to host the 12th International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space

Canadian Space Agency and McGill University to host the 12th International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space

From June 17 to 19, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and McGill University will host the 12th International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space (i-SAIRAS 2014). The symposium will gather professionals from five space agencies worldwide who will share their latest research in the field of robotics.

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Canada from Space Educational Giant Floor Map Unveiled

Canada from Space Educational Giant Floor Map Unveiled Video in Story

A new "Canada from Space" map for educators is now available from a collaboration between the Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS), the Canadian Space Agency and Canada's Aviation and Space Museum (CASM).

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Canadian Space Agency Astronaut David Saint-Jacques in Montreal

Canadian Space Agency Astronaut David Saint-Jacques in Montreal

On June 12 and 13, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Astronaut David Saint-Jacques will be in Montreal to meet with students, professionals and Montrealers. He will speak about his journey, what it takes to become an astronaut and will touch on life in space.

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Canada's Dextre Becomes the First Robot to Repair Itself in Space

Canada's Dextre Becomes the First Robot to Repair Itself in Space Video in Story

Over the next 7 days, Dextre, the Canadian Space Agency's (CSA) robotic handyman aboard the International Space Station (ISS), will perform the first robotic self-repair in space.

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Canada's Dextre installs OPALS on the International Space Station

Canada's Dextre installs OPALS on the International Space Station Video in Story

This computer-generated animation shows Dextre, the Canadian robotic handyman on board the International Space Station (ISS), retrieving OPALS (short for Optical PAyload for Lasercomm Science) from inside the trunk of SpaceX's Dragon cargo ship, and installing it on the exterior of the ISS.

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CSA Releases Canada's Space Policy Framework Promotional Video

CSA Releases Canada's Space Policy Framework Promotional Video Video in Story

What is Canada's Future in Space? This promotional video provides remarks by Industry Minister James Moore and highlights of Canada's past accomplishments as Canada's new Space Policy Framework is outlined. Canada's new Space Policy Framework was released on February 7, 2014 at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum in Ottawa.

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Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Jeremy Hansen to Speak in Winnipeg

Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Jeremy Hansen to Speak in Winnipeg

This week, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Astronaut Jeremy Hansen will be in Winnipeg, Manitoba to meet with Canadian students. He will speak with them about his journey and what it takes to become an astronaut.

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XPAntarctik to Test Astroskin for the Canadian Space Agency

XPAntarctik to Test Astroskin for the Canadian Space Agency

XPAntarctik, a crew of six experienced explorers, leaves Canada today on the first leg of an unprecedented 45‑day expedition to Antarctica. During their expedition, the team will be testing Astroskin, a prototype "smart shirt" for space for the Canadian Space Agency (CSA).

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CSA Releases State of the Canadian Space Sector for 2012

CSA Releases State of the Canadian Space Sector for 2012

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has released its annual State of the Canadian Space Sector for 2012. The report, 24 pages in length, notes a decline in overall revenues of 4.5% from the previous year with total revenues coming in at $3.327 billion.

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The Harper Government Takes the Easy Path on Emerson Space Recommendations

The Harper Government Takes the Easy Path on Emerson Space Recommendations

A year after the independent Aerospace Review was released, the Harper government finally responded to the "Space" portion of the Review. The initial reaction by stakeholders is cautious and understandably so when reviewing the government's response.

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Canada's Washington Space Affairs Office

Canada's Washington Space Affairs Office

The space sector has come a long way in the fifty-plus years since Sputnik and Explorer and Alouette.


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