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Canada's Newest Astronauts Touch Down at the Canadian Space Agency

| Canadian Space Agency | news releases

Canada’s two newest astronauts, Jenni Sidey of Calgary and Joshua Kutryk of Fort Saskatchewan, touched down at the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) before blasting off on two years of training at NASA’s Johnson Space Center.

Canada selects two new astronauts

| Canadian Space Agency | news releases

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau named two new astronauts who will join Jeremy Hansen and David Saint-Jacques as part of Canada’s corps of space explorers. After a year-long evaluation, the Canadian Space Agency has selected Jenni Sidey and Joshua Kutryk from among 17 finalists and 3,772 applicants to be Canada’s newest astronauts.

Seventeen finalists compete to be Canada's next two astronauts

| Canadian Space Agency | news releases

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.

Canada prepares for the future of human spaceflight to deep space

| Canadian Space Agency | news releases

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.

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