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Gaming Becoming a Respected Narrative Medium Led by Canadian Success Story BioWare

Mass Effect 3 Starship Normandy

Space ignites the imagination. The most recent SpaceQ podcast quoted CSA president Sylvain LaPorte, telling the audience about how a gymnasium full of kids will absolutely light up when they see an astronaut walk into the room, and how stories of hometown astronauts inspire kids to look to space for their own future careers. Fiction is no different: whether it’s television shows like Gene Roddenberry’s Star …

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Hard Science Fiction Web Series Deep Six Coming in May

Deep Six on the set

Alone, stranded 11.9 light years from Earth in the Tau Ceti system after an accident, Deep Six chronicles the lives of 250 intrepid astronauts and their military escorts on a perilous deep space mission trying to establish humanity’s first outpost outside of our own system, only to experience a hostile first encounter. Exoplanet Tau Ceti F had been discovered two centuries earlier and is now known as …

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Canada's New $5 Bill Unveiled In Space

Canada’s new and more secure $5 and $10 polymer bank notes were unveiled today at the Bank of Canada’s Ottawa head office, and from aboard the International Space Station. Both of the new notes will begin circulating, at the same time, this November.

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Yuri's Night to be Celebrated Across Canada

The Yuri’s Night celebration on April 12 will be marked at several places across Canada. This annual “World Space Party” is growing in popularity. Yuri’s Night is a celebration of humanity’s achievements in space, with hundreds of parties and events held around the world each April.

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The Chris Hadfield Story

The following article is a free sample from the current issue of Space Quarterly Magazine. It is our hope that if you enjoy this article you will consider subscribing to the magazine.

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Historic Space Shuttle Pallet Coming to Canada

The Spacelab pallet, which was used to carry the Canadarm2 and the Special Purpose Dexterous Manipulator (Dextre) into orbit, will soon be visiting Canada. It has left the Kennedy Space Center in Florida and is now en route to the Canada Aviation and Space Museum in Ottawa.

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