Education

SEDS Canada Reduced Gravity Experiment Flights Underway

NRC, SEDS Canada and CSA personnel with the Falcon 20 jet which will be used to perform the microgravity research.

Of the 21 university teams that entered the Canadian Reduced Gravity Experiment Design Challenge (CAN-RGX), four will get a chance to fly to their microgravity experiments today thanks to the collaboration between Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) Canada, the National Research Council and the Canadian Space Agency. 

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Canadian Space Apps Cities Rise to the Challenge

The presentations start at the Waterloo Space Apps Challenge

This past weekend Ottawa, Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo hosted NASA’s Space Apps Challenge. For Ottawa, this was their first year, for all the cities, it was a chance to get students involved and excited about space. And for the first time, the Canadian Space Agency participated and made its presence felt, which is a good thing.

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Ex-Alta 1 Will be the First Satellite from Alberta to Launch Into Space Next Week

Ex-Alta 1 CubeSat

Next Monday, a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas 5 rocket is scheduled to launch from Space Launch Complex 41 (SLC-41) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida with the Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft on a cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) for NASA. The cargo will include the first ever satellite from Alberta, Experimental Albertan #1 or Ex-Alta 1, a CubeSat which …

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