Canadian Space Agency

The mandate of the Canadian Space Agency is to promote the peaceful use and development of space, to advance the knowledge of space through science and to ensure that space science and technology provide social and economic benefits for Canadians.


Services and information


Canada's contributions to space astronomy, Canadian telescopes and astronomy basics.

International Space Station

The orbiting laboratory, the crew, robotics, the experiments and how they benefit Canadians.

Resources to inspire young people

Educational content and games to help inspire young people to study science, technology, engineering and math.

Multimedia and social media

Photos, videos, social media, educational resources, webcasts and podcasts about space.

Life in space

The effects of microgravity and radiation on living things and the human body.

Space exploration

Using Canadian technology in planetary space missions, including simulations.

Space technologies and applications

Space technology development and the grants, contributions and contracts available to Canada's space sector.

Upcoming space-related events

Public events organized or supported by the Canadian Space Agency.

Satellites in our everyday lives

Canadian satellites tasked with Earth observation, communications, scientific research and exploration.

Canada's history in space

The Canadarm, the launch of Alouette I, excellence awards and Canadian space milestones.

What we are doing

Corporate information


The Honourable Navdeep Singh Bains

Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development


Sylvain Laporte

Canadian Space Agency President


Natural disasters

Natural disasters

Look at images produced by RADARSAT-2 of natural disasters at different points in time.

Video zone

Video zone

Watch the videos to learn more about space.

Image gallery

Image gallery

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