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The Canadian Space Agency is looking for Junior Astronauts

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

On November 21, as part of the Junior Astronauts campaign, Danielle Cormier, Mission Controller at the Canadian Space Agency Robotics Mission Control Centre, will challenge some 230 young Canadians to discover what it takes to become an astronaut. She will also talk about the wide range of career opportunities in the space sector and answer students' questions.


Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jenni Sidey-Gibbons encourages young people to become junior astronauts!

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

On November 14, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut Jenni Sidey-Gibbons will give a virtual presentation to almost 500 students and their teachers, during which she will encourage them to participate in the Junior Astronauts campaign. She will also talk about her experience during the CSA's astronaut recruitment campaign and about the training she received afterwards.


The Canadian Space Agency is recruiting junior astronauts!

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

The Canadian Space Agency's Junior Astronauts campaign is in full swing! Introduced for the 2019–2020 school year, the campaign allows young Canadians in grades 6 to 9 to put their knowledge and skills to the test – and to discover what it takes to become an astronaut.


Junior Astronauts Wanted

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

On November 6, Miriam Micael, Project Management Engineer at the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), will invite nearly 190 students and their teachers to participate in the Junior Astronauts campaign, during a virtual conference.


Canadian imaging technology takes key role in science satellite mission

| Canadian Space Agency | news releases

The Canadian Space Agency and the University of Calgary, along with other partners, announced that they will develop Canada's contribution to the Solar wind Magnetosphere Ionosphere Link Explorer (SMILE) mission. The mission is a collaboration between the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) to study space weather, the phenomenon that causes the northern lights but can also cause disruptions and damage to technology.


Apollo 50: Celebrating Moon exploration across Canada!

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

On July 20, 2019, 50 years after the first historic steps on the Moon, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronauts David Saint-Jacques (at the Montreal Science Centre) and Robert Thirsk (at the Ontario Science Centre) will connect by video link to discuss the proud history and unfolding future of human space exploration. The discussion between David Saint-Jacques and Robert Thirsk will be broadcast at four other events in Canada, each hosted by a CSA astronaut.


Canada welcomes David Saint-Jacques back home

| Canadian Space Agency | news releases

Today the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, was at the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) headquarters to welcome Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques during his first visit since returning to Earth.


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