Canadaarm2 at the ISS. Source: Wikimedia Commons - spaceflight.nasa.gov

Published: November 22nd, 2018


Final flight: How small Canadian firms played a big part in the success of NASA’s space shuttle program

Iain Christie's fondest memory of NASA's space shuttle program is of preparing with Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield for the 1995 flight of the space shuttle Atlantis to the Russian space station

Published on: July 8th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Canada has moon rover project in development

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is pursuing concepts for a lunar rover that may assist astronauts on the moon by either mining for material that could be processed into oxygen, or by serving

Published on: March 25th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Canadian technology shields astronauts from close encounters of the worst kind

Last month, two satellites collided in orbit and exploded into a huge cloud of debris that was sent hurtling around the Earth at a speed of 10 km per second. It was the

Published on: March 18th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Canadian tech will enable destruction of $155 billion space station

One day the International Space Station (ISS) – the most expensive object ever built by humankind – will dip down gradually into Earth's atmosphere and explode into flames. It will  burn until the

Published on: June 6th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Canadian robot Dextre sets off on a space adventure

As Space Shuttle Endeavour rocketed into space at 2:28 a.m. ET on Tuesday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the offices of Brampton, Ont.-based MDA Ltd. were dark and quiet – despite their

Published on: March 12th, 2008 Brian Jackson