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Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen visits Waterloo

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

On July 23, Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen will speak about his career and Canada's role in Moon exploration at the event "A Visit from Space," hosted by the City of Waterloo Museum.


New details for the unveiling of the first science images from the James Webb Space Telescope

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

This week, NASA, in partnership with the Canadian Space Agency and the European Space Agency, will release the James Webb Space Telescope's first full-colour science images and spectroscopic data. The official release of images and data will showcase Webb's full science capabilities, including those of Webb's Canadian instrument, NIRISS.


Cosmic targets for Webb Telescope's first science images

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

In anticipation of the unveiling of the first science images from the James Webb Space Telescope, the list of cosmic objects targeted for the first observations has been released.


Unveiling of the first science images from the James Webb Space Telescope

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

On July 12, NASA, in partnership with the Canadian Space Agency and the European Space Agency, will release the James Webb Space Telescope's first full-colour science images and spectroscopic data during a televised broadcast. The official release of images and data will showcase Webb's full science capabilities, including those of Webb's Canadian instrument, NIRISS.


Webb's Fine Guidance Sensor provides a preview

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

Webb's Fine Guidance Sensor (FGS) – developed by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and designed to find and lock onto cosmic targets – recently captured a view of stars and galaxies that provides a tantalizing glimpse at what the telescope's science instruments will reveal in the coming weeks, months, and years.


Canada's national parks showcased in stunning satellite images

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

Rediscover the majesty of Canada's vast and varied landscapes through the eyes of those who use satellites to explore Earth. Organizations from across the country created stunning satellite images that showcase the natural beauty of our national parks — not a typical order for companies used to treating satellite data for scientific or commercial use.


Canadian students prepare their CubeSats for launch

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

Demain, des étudiants de l’Université de Victoria et de l'Université Dalhousie seront à l'Agence spatiale canadienne pour finir de préparer leur CubeSat en vue du lancement. Ce sont les premiers participants de l'Initiative canadienne CubeSats à franchir cette étape majeure : leur satellite miniature a passé les tests de qualification préalables à la mise en orbite, qui se fera depuis la Station spatiale internationale.


Canada's instrument on the Webb telescope ready for science

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

One of the James Webb Space Telescope's four primary scientific instruments, the Canadian Space Agency's (CSA) Near-Infrared Imager and Slitless Spectrograph (NIRISS), has completed post-launch preparations and is now ready to begin scientific operations.


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