Canadian Space Agency

Dangling Dextre Digs out Docked Dragon Depot prior to Station Departure

To close out their final week aboard the International Space Station, three of the six Expedition 39 crew members are…

7 years ago

Astronaut’s Mission Is To Snatch A Dragon Without Crashing The Canadarm

When there's a Dragon spacecraft coming your way at the International Space Station, you'd better be ready to grapple it…

7 years ago

Robots And Astronauts Feature In First Glimpse of Canada’s New Space Policy

About six years ago, the Canadarm -- Canada's iconic robotic arm used in space -- was almost sold to a…

7 years ago

Chris Hadfield Launched Into Space One Year Ago Today

And we have liftoff ... for a social media sensation! Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield rocketed into orbit a year ago…

8 years ago

‘You Cannot Press Pause While You’re Flying A Jet’: Why Planes Help Astronauts Prepare For Space

In between these sweet, sweet video shots of jets in the video above, you'll find some wisdom about why it's…

8 years ago

This Rover Could Hunt For Lunar Water And Oxygen In 2018

In 2018, NASA plans to go prospecting at the moon's south pole with a rover -- possibly, a version of…

8 years ago

From ‘Doggie-Doo’ To Derring-Do: New Canadian Space Head Stresses Innovation In First Public Outing

OTTAWA, CANADA - With a booming voice, Walt Natynczyk -- in his first speech after becoming Canadian Space Agency president…

8 years ago

To The Moon, Jeremy! Canadian Astronaut Thinks Off-Planet Geology During Arctic Trip

It takes gumption to go knee-deep in mud to save a stranded rover. Or to climb up precarious slopes in…

8 years ago

Chris Hadfield Hangs Up His Astronaut Suit

In a somewhat surprise announcement, Canadian astronaut -- and social media icon -- Chris Hadfield announced his retirement from the…

8 years ago

How To Train for a Mission to the ISS: The Soyuz

Expedition 34/35: Canadian Space Agency Flight Engineer Chris Hadfield, Soyuz Commander Roman Romanenko and Flight Engineer Tom Marshburn of NASA.…

9 years ago