Tag Archives: Canadian Space Agency

The Dream of Becoming an Astronaut: The Final Selection

Astronauts wanted

On July 1 the Prime Minister introduced Canada’s newest astronauts, Jennifer Sidey and Joshua Kutryk. In this final episode of the Astronauts Wanted series you get to see behind the scenes the day before the announcement through to their introduction at the Canadian Space Agency headquarters where they met their new co-workers and their families.

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Canadian Space Pioneer Garry M. Lindberg Appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada

Gary M. Lindberg and the iconic Canadarm

When you think of the Canadarm you should at least remember one name associated with the historic Canadian program, Garry M. Lindberg. Mr. Lindberg was the project manager of the Shuttle Remote Manipulator System (SRMS), or Canadarm. On Friday, June 30, David Johnston, Governor General of Canada announced that Mr. Lindberg would be appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada for his work …

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