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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 catches SpaceX capsule using Canadarm

A SpaceX shipment sent Saturday to the International Space Station was intercepted on Monday morning by Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques using the Canadian-built Canadarm 2 robotic arm. It was David Saint-Jacques’ very first “space catch”. The astronaut had, however, assisted his »

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Canada develops high-tech eyes for International Space Station

Canada will be sending a set of high-tech eyes to the International Space Station in 2020 to help detect damage to the outer shell of the station from micrometeorites and space debris. Federal Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains announced a $1.7-million »