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Jeremy Hansen: The importance of Canada’s space contributions

Lisa Campbell, President, Canadian Space Agency (CSA), and Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen talk with NASA Administrator Bill Nelson in a bilateral meeting between NASA and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), during the 36th Space Symposium, Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Col. Jeremy Hansen is Canada's longest-serving astronaut who has not yet flown in space. Selected in May 2009, the former CF-18 fighter pilot (including NORAD Air Defence Operations) has played a plethora of ground roles for Canada and NASA over the last 13 years. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support …

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David Saint-Jacques: Flown astronaut now working four space projects

David Saint-Jacques is a medical doctor, engineer and astrophysicist who is Canada's only flown current astronaut. He spent more than six months in space during the Expedition 58-59 mission during 2018-19, returning to Earth only months before the coronavirus pandemic erupted. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE …

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Joshua Kutryk: Behind the scenes of Starliner and spacewalking

Canadian Space Agency astronaut Joshua Kutryk celebrated the end of his basic training, along with fellow astronaut Jenni Sidey-Gibbons and their NASA classmates, during a ceremony at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas

Lt. Col. Joshua Kutryk joined Canada's astronaut training program in 2017 after serving as an experimental test pilot and a fighter pilot in Cold Lake Alberta, leading a unit who was flight testing fighter aircraft. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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Jenni Sidey-Gibbons – Powering up the space station

CSA astronaut Jenni Sidey-Gibbons guided astronauts Thomas Pesquet and Shane Kimbrough during their spacewalk on June 16 and 20, 2021. She will continue to guide them through their tasks on June 25 when they will complete the installation new International Space Station solar arrays.

Combustion scientist Jenni Sidey-Gibbons will celebrate her fifth anniversary as an astronaut selectee this summer, while assisting with a key upgrade of the space station. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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Just Call Me Robo – Part 2

The Canadian Space Agency Mission Control Centre in Saint-Hubert, Quebec

In this episode I continue my conversation with three Terranauts who have all worked in Mission Control of the International Space Station as callsign ROBO – responsible for the operation of the International Space Station’s robotic arm.

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Just Call Me Robo – Part 1

NASA JSC Mission Control Center STS-118

In this episode of the Terranauts podcast we continue our series on the evolution of Mission Control.  Last time, I talked about my experience walking into Mission Control in the middle of the Space Shuttle program and at the end of the era of the Apollo control centre as it was about to make a transition to the Space Station era.

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