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Book Review: My Dream of Stars – Simply Captivating

In agreeing to review My Dream of Stars: From Daughter of Iran to Space Pioneer by Anousheh Ansari with Homer Hickam, I was not sure if Anousheh’s story would captivate me or not. I had met Anousheh at Yuri’s Night at NASA Ames on April 12, 2007, seven months after her journey to the International Space Station. At that time I knew little about her …

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Webinar: Accelerating the Design of Complex Space Systems with Advanced Physical Modeling Techniques

January 27, 2010: 11:00 PM – 12:00 AM Eastern Time Upcoming missions to the Moon and Mars are triggering an extensive range of new design techniques and tools to deal with the emerging complexity of the required systems. This webinar presents an overview of modeling and simulation of space systems using physical modeling techniques derived from symbolic model formulation techniques.

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A Workshop on Suborbital Platforms and Nanosatellites

Building academic capacity in the Science and Technology space sector is a priority of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), in particular through promoting the use of accessible and cost effective suborbital platforms and nanosatellites that can accommodate research and graduate student training. In this context the CSA is pleased to announce that it will host a Workshop on Suborbital Platforms and Nanosatellites on April 14,15, …

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GeoCanada 2010 – Working with the Earth

GeoCanada 2010 is a once-in-a-decade opportunity for anyone who works with the Earth. Whether your focus is petroleum, base and precious metals, groundwater, geophysics, bedrock and seabed mapping, geohazards, uranium or environmental remediation, GeoCanada 2010 will present the latest developments across a complete spectrum of Earth Science professions. It is the ultimate opportunity to gain insight into your profession and the Earth, sharing experiences and …

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23rd Annual Alberta Star Party 2009, Morin

The Alberta Star Party is open to everyone – not just RASC members. We invite you and your family to attend the 23rd Annual Alberta Star Party. The star party is hosted by the Calgary Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and we feel that you will be impressed by the dark and transparent skies. This year, the party will run from September …

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Canadian Space Summit — Kingston 2009

The Canadian Space Summit is an annual event hosted by the Canadian Space Society. The Summit is explicitly dedicated to helping the Canadian space industry and related special interest groups develop a wider understanding of the diverse space exploration and development projects that are being conducted across the country and to foster collaborative connections amongst the many companies and organizations involved.

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