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 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