Canada is taking another important step forward in its participation in the next chapter of Moon exploration. Today, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced Canada intends to enter into a contract with Brampton-based company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Inc. (MDA) to build Canadarm3.
Now that the RADARSAT Constellation Mission (RCM) is observing Earth from space, the Government of Canada is looking at options for its successor. The future solution will ensure Canadians continue to benefit from the important services enabled by high-quality Earth observation data.
The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is taking part in a number of activities on February 9 and 11 as part of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The Junior Astronauts campaign will be in the spotlight.
On February 6, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut Jeremy Hansen will share his experience as an astronaut with 150 students gathered at the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. He will also encourage them to find out what it takes to become an astronaut by participating in the CSA's Junior Astronauts campaign.
Today, Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen will be visiting Quinte Mohawk School to encourage more than 230 primary school students to get interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). He will take the opportunity to recruit new junior astronauts.
Tomorrow, January 14, 2020; Canadian Space Agency astronauts David Saint-Jacques and Joshua Kutryk will help unveil the new space-themed Véhicube, which is part of the Grand défi Pierre Lavoie's School Tour.
Today, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronauts Jenni Sidey-Gibbons and Joshua Kutryk celebrated the end of their basic training, along with their NASA classmates, during a ceremony at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Their class was the first to be supervised by a Canadian astronaut, Jeremy Hansen.
On January 10, 2020, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronauts Jenni Sidey-Gibbons and Joshua Kutryk will graduate from NASA's astronaut basic training during a ceremony at Johnson Space Center in Houston.