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Hadfield and Crewmates Welcomed Aboard the International Space Station

The Soyuz TMA-07M carrying new Expedition 34 crew members Chris Hadfield, Roman Romanenko and Tom Marshburn docked to the International Space Station’s (ISS) at 9:09 a.m. ET on Friday. The hatches between the Soyuz and the ISS were opened at 11:37 a.m. and Expedition 34 Commander Kevin Ford and Flight Engineers Oleg Novitskiy and Evgeny Tarelkin welcomed their new crewmates aboard.

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How Canada and NASA Work Together to Support the ISS

NASA Public Affairs Officer Kelly Humphries interviews Tim Braithwaite, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Liaison Office Manager. The CSA Liaison Office is a small office at the Johnson Space Center (JSC) and the manager works with the space station program to ensure the agencies are working and communicating effectively together.

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CSA Releases 2011 State of the Canadian Space Sector Report

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) released it’s annual State of the Canadian Space Sector Report earlier this month with its usual lack of notification. The report was supposedly released on December 3rd just days after the Aerospace Review report was released and just a couple of days before the Aerospace Summit. The question is why didn’t the CSA issue a press release about the report?

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Canadian LIDAR Technology

Laser technology has the image of being as futuristic as space travel itself, but lasers are being used for many purposes beyond their science fiction role as a weapon. And Canadian industry is taking a leading role in developing lasers for space applications.

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