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Chris Hadfield's Snapshots from Space

Throughout his ISS mission, CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield has been taking some of the most incredible photos of Earth ever seen. In this video, the Station Commander takes us to the best seat in the house to gaze at the visual splendour of the Earth. He shares his techniques and his passion for capturing the fleeting glimpses of our changing world that has galvanized a …

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Wringing out Water on the ISS – for Science!

CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield performed a simple science experiment designed by grade 10 Lockview High School students Kendra Lemke and Meredith Faulkner. The students from Fall River, Nova Scotia won a national science contest held by the Canadian Space Agency with their experiment on surface tension in space using a wet washcloth. Credit: Canadian Space Agency/NASA Click here to find out more about the experiment.

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Chris Hadfield Talks To Alberta Science Students

Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 35 Commander Chris Hadfield of the Canadian Space Agency discussed the progress of his mission on the orbital laboratory with students attending a science competition in Edmonton, Alberta during an in-flight event April 9. Hadfield, who is the first Canadian to command the station, is scheduled to return to Earth in mid-May to wrap up a five-month flight aboard …

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Radio Contact With Radarsat-1 Lost

Canadian Space Agency (CSA) flight controllers in St Hubert continue to try to regain communication with Radarsat-1 after an anomaly forced it into a safe mode March 29th. Flight controllers were working through a recovery procedure when contact with the spacecraft was lost.

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