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Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques returns to Earth

It seems all so normal these many years later. Back in the summer of 1969, it was anything but. Space travel drew a lot of headlines back then. Now, not so much. You might have missed it, but the 50th »

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Canadian astronaut gives final press briefing before returning to Earth

After spending more than six months in space, Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques will return to Earth on Monday, June 24. As he is getting ready to leave, Saint-Jacques gave a final press briefing on Wednesday morning on the International Space »

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Canada joins in new NASA space project

Canada is joining the Lunar Gateway project which will create an outpost orbiting the moon to provide short term living space for astronauts, a docking station and laboratories. The outpost will be used to explore the moon and to provide »

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Canada’s national research agency, happy 100th!

Canada’s National Research Council (NRC) is celebrating 100 years this week. The scientific research body was formed by the federal government in an Order-in-Council on June 6, 1916. The council, a mix of scientists, industrialists, and bureaucrats was originally designed »

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After 30 years of service, iconic space tool Canadarm goes home

After travelling 624 million kilometres since it was first used in 1981, the Canadarm has found a home at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum. The permanent Canadarm display was unveiled Thursday (May 2) by Canadian Heritage Minister James Moore »