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Canadian students to conduct real space mission operations from their school

| Canadian Space Agency | news releases

MP Ruby Sahota and Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen meet the next generation of space innovators - A group of Bolton elementary-school students taking part in an international space mission met with Ruby Sahota, Member of Parliament for Brampton North, and astronaut Jeremy Hansen to debrief them on mission operations.


New Canadian Studies in the field of space health research

| Canadian Space Agency | backgrounders

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is funding four new science experiments to be conducted on Earth in space-like conditions, starting in the winter 2015-2016. They were chosen for their relevance to health issues stemming from space travel, and for the benefits they offer for life on Earth.


Simulating space on Earth to help protect astronauts

| Canadian Space Agency | news releases

Four new Canadian studies in the field of space health research have received funding from the Government of Canada to reduce health risks for astronauts on long-term missions. These experiments will simulate space conditions on Earth to investigate the physiological and psychosocial adaptation to space.


Canadian Space Agency Astronaut David Saint-Jacques Skypes with Edmonton Students

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

On February 24, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques will connect with students from Edmonton, Alberta, for a Skype session live from Houston, Texas. During this activity, he will answer students' questions about living and working on the International Space Station and being an astronaut.


Canadian Space Agency Astronaut David Saint-Jacques Skypes with Mississauga Students

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

On February 24, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques will connect with students from Mississauga, Ontario, for a Skype session live from Houston, Texas. During this activity, he will answer students' questions about living and working on the International Space Station, being an astronaut as well as robotics.


Successful Launch of ASTRO-H, New X-ray Eyes on the Universe

| Canadian Space Agency | news releases

ASTRO-H, Japan's flagship space observatory, lifted off from the Tanegashima Space Center today at 3:45 a.m. EST (12:45 a.m. PST) on a mission to explore mysterious phenomena in the universe in unprecedented detail. It is equipped with a Canadian laser measurement system, the Canadian ASTRO-H Metrology System (CAMS), provided by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA).


Canadian Space Agency Astronaut David Saint-Jacques Visits Saskatoon

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

On February 9 and 10, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques will meet with Saskatoon elementary, high school and university students, as well as the public in various locations around the city. David will take the audience on the challenging yet inspirational journey that led him to becoming a Canadian astronaut. He will discuss his training and work, life on the International Space Station, Canadian robotics, and will share his insights on space exploration. Additionally, David will meet with several members of the space industry and academic partners for briefings on their projects and initiatives.


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