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2 Canadian astronauts graduate from NASA school, ready for missions to moon

Canadian astronauts Jenni Sidey-Gibbons and Joshua Kutryk celebrated Friday the end of their basic training, along with their NASA classmates, during a graduation ceremony at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Sidey-Gibbons, who is from Calgary, and Kutryk, who is from Fort Saskatchewan,» 

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Two Canadians set to graduate from NASA astronaut school

Two Canadians are set to graduate under NASA’s Artemis program, which plans to land the first woman and next man on the Moon by 2024. Jennifer Sidey-Gibbons and Lt.-Col. Joshua Kutryk, are among a class of 13 aspiring astronauts, who» 

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Canadian astronauts to mark first moonwalk anniversary

On July 20, 2019, six Canadian astronauts will host events across Canada to mark the 50th anniversary of man’s first steps on the moon.  NASA’s Apollo 11 blasted off from Earth on July 16, 1969 with three U.S. astronauts on» 


Canada introduces two astronaut candidates

The Canadian Space Agency has chosen Joshua Kutryk and Jennifer Sidey to join its astronaut corps. The two were selected from 3,772 applicants and underwent rigorous testing for a year. Sidey, 28, is a mechanical engineer, a combustion scientist and» 

Internet, Science and Technology

Canadian Space Agency will hire 2 new astronauts

Have you dreamt of going to space one day? Do you have “an academic background in science or technology, excellent health, and a wide range of outstanding qualities and skills?” If so, polish up that resume because the Canadian Space Agency»