The space sector has come a long way in the fifty-plus years since Sputnik and Explorer and Alouette.
Dr. Philip Lapp one of Canada's earliest and influential space pioneers has passed away at the age of 85 after a long illness.
I bet you didn't know that if you drove onto the West Island of Montreal via the Trans-Canada Highway, that in a nondescript building at MDA's Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue office, on the north side of the highway, was a $140 million satellite securely stored and awaiting its mission the last few years.
The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has releases a high-resolution image of the Lac-Mégantic train wreck that was obtained from CNES, the French space agency. The image taken on July 13th is from the Pléiades satellite.
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA) has contracted SpaceX to launch Canada's RADARSAT Constellation Mission (RCM), which consists of three satellites, on a Falcon 9 rocket sometime in 2018.
This video provided by the Canadian Space Agency demonstrates the different steps involved in the preparation of a stratospheric balloon launch. The images were filmed at the Timmins Stratospheric Balloon Base, in Ontario, Canada.
CSA Astronaut Jeremy Hansen explains why astronauts perform geology field training in remote areas and describes his upcoming expedition to Devon Island. Hansen will be in this High Arctic region July 16-25, 2013, accompanying Western University's Dr. Osinski and his team from the Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration as they study an impact crater.
The Next Generation Canadarm project showcases unique Canadian robotic hardware and software technology designed to support future space missions and repairing and refueling existing satellites.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced today that General (Retired) Walter John Natynczyk, former Chief of the Defence Staff, is to become the President of the Canadian Space Agency, effective August 6, 2013.