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Government of Canada addresses healthcare challenges in remote communities and beyond

| Canadian Space Agency | news releases

The Canadian Space Agency created the Health Beyond initiative to leverage our country's expertise in healthcare, medical research and emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence. The initiative is designed to identify and develop innovative, relevant, and sustainable solutions to healthcare challenges experienced by astronauts on deep-space missions. The information gathered as part of this initiative will also help Canadians living in remote or isolated locations.


Canada's role in the James Webb Space Telescope Technical briefing

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

On November 17 at 1:00 p.m. ET, the Canadian Space Agency will hold a virtual technical briefing about Canada's role in the James Webb Space Telescope, the most important space observatory of the next decade.


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.


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