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Research project seeks to understand climate change impacts in Western Arctic

A group of Canadian and U.S. scientists backed by a NASA aircraft packed with sophisticated remote sensing equipment have converged on the Inuit community of Cambridge Bay in Nunavut as part of an international science project to study how climate» 

Internet, Science and Technology

Back to the moon, and beyond?

This week, many are celebrating and remembering a momentous event in human history, when man landed on the moon. U.S President Trump has said he’d like to see Americans back on the moon by 2024, and there’s talk of the» 

International, Society

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» 

International, Internet, Science and Technology

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» 

International, Internet, Science and Technology

Canadian astronaut space walk-Live feed and former astronaut interview

For the first time in 12 years, a Canadian astronaut is performing a space walk today.  Until about noon, eastern time, David Saint-Jacques is outside the International Space Station along with an American astronaut Anne McClain. Together they are working» 

Internet, Science and Technology

Canadian university working with NASA towards Mars mission

NASA wants to send astronauts to Mars by about 2030. It is in the process of working out all the possible scenarios for such a mission by testing and analysing scenarios here on Earth that resemble as closely as possible» 

Economy, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Canada joins NASA in Lunar Gateway project

It’s been the subject of song, the source of dreams and–once upon a time–the destination of a concerted–and competitive–race to get a man to land on it. Then, for many reasons, the moon fell out of favour. Now, it appears» 

Environment, International, Society

World’s fresh water supply rapidly changing, overwhelms scientist

Data collected by satellites over 14 years shows the global water landscape is transforming rapidly, with dry areas becoming drier and wet ones, wetter. The study by NASA suggests this is due in large part to human activity and climate» 

Society

NASA mission will study the heart of Mars

There have been several spacecraft sent to study Mars but NASA is hoping to launch the first to look at the planet’s interior on May 5, 2018. InSight, as it is called, will take six months to reach Mars and» 

Environment

2017 was 2nd-warmest across the globe since 1880, NASA says

Last year, was the second warmest since scientists began keeping reliable record in 1880, according to a study by NASA. Earth’s globally averaged surface temperatures in 2017 were 0.90 C warmer than the 1951 to 1980 mean, according to scientists»