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Canada Space Agency to study solar winds in new international project

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) will work for the first time with the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) on a new space science project: the Solar wind-Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Link Explorer (SMILE) mission. Both countries will work with the European Space Agency» 

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, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics

50th anniversary of an incredible space feat, and Canada’s role

Trip to the moon and back, July 1969 It was 50 years ago  (July 16) that a huge rocket carrying three exceptionally brave American astronauts blasted off from the Kennedy Space Centre on one of the most daring human endeavours» 

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» 

Politics

‘Cold, dark and dangerous’ but the Arctic and space bring out the best in humanity: study

When faced with an existential threat, the humanity will rally together despite geopolitical rivalries and political tensions between superpowers. That’s the main lesson of a comparative study published in the journal Polar Record, by Michael Byers, Canada Research Chair in» 

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Renowned authority on UFO’s dies

Stanton Friedman, dead at age 84 They’re called “ufologists” by some, these are people who study unidentified flying objects- or UFO’s. Stanton Friedman was among the best known authorities on “UFO’s” in the world, although he preferred to call them» 

Internet, Science and Technology

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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The Link

The LINK Online: April 12, 13, 14, 2019

Your hosts: Lynn, Levon, Marie-Claude, Marc (video of show at bottom) Research needed into ship noise effects on Narwhals in Nunavut With a mining company on Baffin Island, in the Arctic territory of Nunavut, requesting a permit for a significant» 

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» 

International, Internet, Science and Technology

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»