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International, Internet, Science & 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 »

International, Internet, Science & Technology

Ice on moon makes future missions more attractive

The recent confirmation that there is ice on the moon makes the idea of having a space station on or around the moon more attractive. “Ice, of course, is frozen water and water is a very precious commodity in space,” »

International, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

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 »