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Canadian firm developing immersive virtual reality camera systems for space exploration

| Canadian Space Agency | news releases

Immersive virtual reality (VR) technology has transformed the entertainment industry and now has the potential to become a game-changer on how we experience space exploration. Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced that Montreal's Felix & Paul Studios is receiving a contribution worth $482,607 from the Canadian Space Agency to further develop VR camera technology that could capture and transmit high-quality footage from future international missions to the Moon and other deep-space destinations.


Junior Astronauts: Membertou and Eskasoni winners in Nova Scotia

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

On June 10, 2021, Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen will speak to students from Maupeltuewey Kina’matno’kuom School in Membertou and Eskasoni Elementary & Middle School. These schools won this visit from an astronaut through the Junior Astronauts campaign. Jeremy Hansen will share his story, talk about his career as an astronaut, and answer their questions.


Canadarm3 one step closer to the Lunar Gateway

| Canadian Space Agency | news releases

Canada is paving the way for its participation in humanity's return to the Moon. Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced Canada's intent to enter into a contract with Brampton-based company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA) to design, manufacture, test, and deliver robotics interfaces that will allow Canadarm3 to operate on the Lunar Gateway.


Canada moves forward with plans to explore the Moon

| Canadian Space Agency | backgrounders

As many countries prepare for humanity's return to the Moon, there is great potential for Canadian entrepreneurs and scientists to advance lunar science and technology, and be part of the highly competitive global supply chain to the Moon.


Canada moves forward with plans to explore the Moon

| Canadian Space Agency | news releases

As we plan for humanity's return to the Moon, there is great potential for Canadian entrepreneurs and scientists to advance lunar science and technology. Canadians will play an important role in the highly competitive and innovative global supply chain of the expanding new space economy.


Minister Champagne to announce funding for Moon exploration

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

On Wednesday, May 26, 2021, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will announce new lunar projects and discuss progress made in relation to Canada’s Space Strategy.


Junior Astronauts: Baker Lake winner in Nunavut

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

On May 19, 2021, Canadian Space Agency astronaut Joshua Kutryk will speak to students from Jonah Amitnaaq Secondary School in Baker Lake. This school won this visit from an astronaut through the Junior Astronauts campaign. Joshua Kutryk will share his story, talk about his career as an astronaut, and answer their questions.


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