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| Canadian Space Agency | backgrounders

Astroskin, developed by Carré Technologies of Montreal, Quebec, uses integrated, non-invasive sensors to continuously record astronauts' heart and breathing rates, electrical activity of the heart (electrocardiograms), blood pressure, breathing volume, skin temperatures, physical activity levels, and blood oxygen levels.

New advances in innovative health technology to be tested in space

| Canadian Space Agency | news releases

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is awarding a new contract to Carré Technologies of Montreal, Quebec, to continue advancing technology on Astroskin, an innovative bio-monitoring system for use aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

Minister Garneau to Unveil Next-Generation Space Technology

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will visit Carré Technologies in Montreal to unveil a next-generation technology designed for human space flights. He will be accompanied by Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques.

Why Canada Conducts Science on the International Space Station

| Canadian Space Agency | backgrounders

Canada's participation in the International Space Station (ISS) enables Canadian scientists to conduct research for the benefit of Canadians. Canada has demonstrated a unique ability to carry out ground-breaking research in the Station's labs, and helped to advance our understanding of human presence in space.

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