Special Coverage


Kitchener-Waterloo to Host Three Day Southern Ontario Science and Space Festival

This coming weekend Kitchener-Waterloo will host the Southern Ontario Science and Space Research and Technology Festival at the Kitchener City Hall and other local venues. The three day festival starting this Friday includes public screenings of popular science fiction movies, a full afternoon of talks from researcher and engineers on Sunday and a live interactive webcast with Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hanson.

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Astronaut Chris Hadfield gets Virtual for Education

Get a first look at the Canadian Space Agency’s learning resource being developed for Expedition 34/35. Discover how a 3-D avatar of astronaut Chris Hadfield will teach students about biological life support in a zero-g environment and how attitude control systems are essential for the International Space Station. Coming in Fall 2012. Courtesy the Canadian Space Agency.

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Canadian Space Agency Agreement with Nova Scotia Broadens Education Reach

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) took its first foray into deeper provincial educational partnerships when it signed a memorandum of understanding with Nova Scotia education officials, a CSA representative says. While the agency currently has lesson plans and other educational items geared to curricula in provinces across the country, the CSA is targeting deeper involvement with certain areas.

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