The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is helping prepare Canada’s space industry for future missions to the Moon. The CSA is awarding $3.3 million in contributions to support the demonstration of two lunar technology payloads and their launch to the Moon.
For World Space Week 2020, Canadian Space Agency engineer Taryn Tomlinson will talk to young Canadians about the important role that satellites play in our lives, particularly in protecting the environment.
The Mars 2020 Perseverance rover is scheduled for launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on July 30 at 7:50 a.m. ET. Canada is taking part in this next exciting chapter of Mars exploration. The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is funding Dr. Chris Herd, professor of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Alberta, who is participating as a scientist on the Mars 2020 mission.
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.