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Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Jeremy Hansen to meet with students in his hometown

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

On April 14-15, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Astronaut Jeremy Hansen will meet with hundreds of students in London, where he went to school as a kid, as well as Cambridge and Waterloo, in Ontario. He will speak to them about the journey that took him from his southern Ontario farm to becoming an astronaut.


Launch of the Dragon Cargo Ship to the International Space Station

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

On April 13, 2015, SpaceX is scheduled to launch its commercial resupply ship, Dragon, to the International Space Station (ISS) at 4:33 p.m. EDT. Canadarm2 is set to capture the cargo ship upon arrival on April 15 at approximately 7:12 a.m. EDT.


Canada and the James Webb Space Telescope

| Canadian Space Agency | backgrounders

Billed as the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope, the James Webb Space Telescope is the most complex and powerful telescope ever built. When launched in October 2018, the infrared-optimized telescope will be the premier space observatory of the next decade, serving thousands of astronomers worldwide.


Minister Leona Aglukkaq joins Canadian Astronaut David Saint-Jacques in Iqaluit to talk about Canada's role in Space

| Canadian Space Agency | media advisories

On March 27, 2015, The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, accompanied by Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Astronaut, David Saint-Jacques, will visit Nakasuk School to address students on Canada's important role in space.


Canadian Excellence in Space Innovation Contributes to International Next Generation Observatory

| Canadian Space Agency | news releases

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has officially delivered its contribution to ASTRO H, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's (JAXA's) flagship space astronomy mission. The Canadian ASTRO-H Metrology System (CAMS) arrived at JAXA's Tsukuba Space Centre in late January 2015, and has since been integrated into the space telescope. ASTRO-H marks the first time Canada is part of an X-ray astronomy mission. The telescope is designed to explore mysterious phenomena in the universe in unprecedented detail and will advance scientists' knowledge of black holes, supernova explosions, neutron stars, and how galaxies like our own Milky Way were formed.


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