On Friday, May 4, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut Jenni Sidey will give a presentation and answer questions from young Canadians from Grades 9 to 12. She will share her journey as an engineer who became an astronaut.
Young Canadians are the innovators who will take the Canadian Space Program into the future. What better way to learn about space engineering than to design, build, launch and operate your own satellite?
On May 4, 2018, Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jenni Sidey will unveil the teams that have been selected to participate in a new national student space initiative, the Canadian CubeSat Project. After the press conference, Jenni will tour the University of Manitoba's satellite facilities.
On April 26, Isabelle Tremblay, Director, Astronauts, Life Science & Space Medicine at the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), will participate in Canada 2067. In order to encourage the next generation to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), she will talk about her career to approximately 200 youth from across Newfoundland and Labrador.
On April 16, Karen McCrimmon, Member of Parliament for Kanata–Carleton, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will visit Neptec Design Group in Kanata, Ontario, to announce a new investment in cutting-edge technologies destined for space and Earth.
In order to encourage the next generation to pursue careers in engineering and technology, Kumudu Jinadasa, project engineer and mission manager at the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), will talk to young Canadians about her career.
Researcher Dr. Guy Trudel will talk about the Canadian experiment MARROW, conducted in collaboration with the Canadian Space Agency, which is examining the effect of space on bone marrow and blood cells.