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The Humans to Mars Podcast

A Mars Ascent Vehicle (MAV) is a key mode of transportation on the Red Planet in "The Martian."

The goal of sending Humans to Mars has been a driving force for many in the space community for decades. In 1949 Dr. Wernher von Braun, who was instrumental in developing the U.S. rocket program, published the seminal book, Project Mars, a Technical Tale. As recently as last year, NASA was marketing an eventual human mission to Mars as the Journey to Mars.

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Over Seven Years the Canadian Satellite Design Challenge has Engaged Hundreds of Students

Students from Simon Fraser University at TRIUMF in Vancouver for the radiation testing workshop

If I told you that over the course of the last seven years upwards of a thousand Canadian students had participated in developing CubeSat missions you might think this was a the result of a Canadian Space Agency (CSA) initiative. You would be wrong though. There was a time the CSA was interested in this, early this decade and before, but poor leadership in government, and to …

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