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David Saint-Jacques unveils educational tool tailored to northern communities

| Canadian Space Agency | news releases

Today, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques was at Inuksuk High School, in Nunavut, to present a new educational activity as part of the Canada from Space giant floor map initiative. This activity is the first of a series of five geared towards northern communities.


Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Jeremy Hansen at the Jasper Dark Sky Festival in Alberta

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

On October 15, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut Jeremy Hansen will be in Jasper, Alberta, the world's largest accessible Dark Sky Preserve, to take part in the town's Dark Sky Festival. Members of the public will hear him discuss about space exploration, astronomy and the career of astronaut.


Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Jeremy Hansen to Visit Greater Toronto Area

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

From October 11 to 13, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut Jeremy Hansen will be in Mississauga and Toronto, Ontario, to meet with students and members of the general public. He will give presentations about his journey and what it takes to become an astronaut, and take part in a Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) Trek Talk series.


Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Jeremy Hansen in Kingston, Ontario

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

On September 23 and 24, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut Jeremy Hansen will be in Kingston, Ontario, to meet with university students and the public. He will also tour his alma mater, the Royal Military College of Canada, for the 25th anniversary of the Space Science program from which he graduated.


Launch of Canadian Instrument on NASA's First Asteroid Sample Return Mission

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

The OSIRIS-REx mission is scheduled to launch on September 8, 2016, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The Canadian Space Agency's (CSA's) contribution is an advanced laser system known as the OSIRIS-REx Laser Altimeter (OLA). The mission will help answer fundamental questions about how our solar system formed and how life began, and it will give us a better understanding of one of the most potentially hazardous asteroids known to humanity.


Calgary High School Students Ready to Launch their experiments at the edge of space

| Canadian Space Agency | news releases

In early September, Sir Wilfrid Laurier School in Calgary will become the first Canadian high school to fly experiments onboard a stratospheric balloon as part of the Canadian Space Agency's (CSA's) Stratos Program. These students will join fellow Canadian scientists and university-level students to test and validate technologies that could lead to tomorrow's innovations.


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