The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) plans to award 13 grants of about $200,000 to post-secondary institutions as part of a challenge to design, build, launch and operate their own satellites. This initiative will help equip young Canadians with the skills and experience needed for the jobs of today and tomorrow.
The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, and David Lametti, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will announce new funding for the Canadian Space Agency.
Seventeen candidates will go through the final rounds of assessments in the Canadian Space Agency’s (CSA) Astronaut Recruitment Campaign. By the summer, the CSA will select two qualified astronauts among this pool of finalists.
Today, Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques and Fernand Proulx, Chief Operating Officer of the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation, unveiled the new travelling exhibition Space to Spoon, designed by the Canadian Space Agency and the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.
Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques and Fernand Proulx, Chief Operating Officer of the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation, will unveil a new exhibition that highlights Canada's innovations in space and agriculture.
Space agencies from around the world are looking towards the future of deep-space exploration beyond the International Space Station (ISS). Canada is exploring how to contribute to the exciting new opportunities that will ensue as humanity takes its next steps into the solar system.
Today, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut Jeremy Hansen will take part in a Skype question and answer session live from Houston. He will speak to the students about his journey, what it takes to become an astronaut and life in space.
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