Canadian Space Agency

A Canadian Astronaut Will be on Artemis 2, Making it the Second Nation to Send Humans Into Deep Space (but not Walk on the Moon)

NASA and the Canadian Space Agency have announced that a Canadian astronaut will fly as part of the Artemis II…

9 months ago

Review: Canadarm and Collaboration by Elizabeth Howell

Think you know the Canadian space program? A new book may prove otherwise. The book is Canadarm and Collaboration: How…

1 year ago

Canada is Going to be Building Canadarm3 for the Artemis Missions

When you need a robotic arm in space, you call in the experts. Over the past several decades, the Canadian…

1 year ago

Beyond Robotic Arms. Canada Funds Technology for Space Exploration

The Canadian Space Agency recently awarded contracts to a series of companies to develop technologies and tools to aid in…

2 years ago

Cool Photo of Canadarm2 With its Dextre Hand. Oh and the Earth. That’s Nice Too.

Check out this image of the Canadian Space Agency's (CSA) Canadarm2 on the International Space Station. The CSA's Dextre is…

2 years ago

Who Else Is Looking For Cool Worlds Around Proxima Centauri?

Outside of the ESO, there are others who have been hunting for exoplanets around Proxima Centauri - including Dr. Kipping…

5 years ago

Looking for Canada’s Next Generation of Space Explorers

With a long history of contributing to space exploration, the Canadian Space Agency is looking for the next generation of…

5 years ago

Russian Space Station Extension? Don’t Count On It Yet, NASA Head Says

TORONTO, CANADA - NASA isn't "reading too much" into a report that the Russians will spend $8 billion on the…

7 years ago

James Webb Space Telescope’s Pathfinder Mirror Backplane Arrives at NASA Goddard for Critical Assembly Testing

The central piece of the “pathfinder” backplane that will hold all the mirrors for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)…

7 years ago

Space Robot Fixes Itself, Takes Selfie As Funny Livetweet Happens On The Ground

In a thrilling demonstration of space robotics, today the Dextre "hand" replaced a malfunctioning camera on the station's Canadarm2 robotic arm.…

7 years ago