Today, the Canadian Space Agency announced the Deep Space Food Challenge in Canada, a competition to develop innovative ways of producing food for astronauts on space missions to the Moon and Mars, while expanding opportunities for food production on Earth.
The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, today announced that the Canadian Space Agency and NASA have signed the Gateway Treaty, a historic agreement that confirms Canada's participation in the next major international collaboration in space exploration, the planned Lunar Gateway space station.
On December 9, 2020, Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen will speak to students from John J. Sark Memorial School on Lennox Island. These young people 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.
On December 2, 2020, Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques will speak to students from Prospecteurs school in Murdochville and young people who go to La Sarre youth organization. The school and youth organization won this visit from an astronaut through the Junior Astronauts campaign. David Saint-Jacques will share his story, talk about his career as an astronaut, and answer their questions.
On Thursday, November 26, during the Grand colloque Agtech du Québec, Matthew Bamsey and Guy Aubé, two experts from the Canadian Space Agency, will talk about how space exploration research and satellite data help improve agricultural practices.
The unique data collected by satellites is rapidly becoming the raw material of the digital age. When combined with artificial intelligence and powerful computing, space data promises to unlock the potential for a multitude of new cutting-edge applications to meet today's and tomorrow's challenges on Earth.
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.