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Why Canada conducts science experiments in space

| Canadian Space Agency | backgrounders

Space exploration is an ambitious and risky undertaking, particularly for human health. As soon as astronauts arrive in space, they are prone to feeling dizzy, disoriented and nauseous, and they start losing bone mass.


Launching Children's Space Inventions

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

On November 30, 2017, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques, in partnership with the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), will proudly launch the latest edition of Little Inventors – Inventions for SPACE.


David Saint-Jacques to unveil groundbreaking space science

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

On November 29, Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques will join scientists and companies from across Canada to announce several Canadian health experiments that will take place during Dr. Saint-Jacques’ mission to the International Space Station (ISS).


Jeremy Hansen out to recruit future generation of astronauts

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

On November 15, 2017, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut Jeremy Hansen will speak to youth about the astronaut job and the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning during an event hosted by Canada 2067 in Toronto.


Canadarm2 to get new hand

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

On October 5, astronauts onboard the International Space Station (ISS) will take part in a spacewalk to replace one of Canadarm2’s “hands,” called Latching End Effectors (LEEs).


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