New Information Outlines Canada’s New Contributions to ESA

Delegation from Canada - On 22 and 23 November 2022, ESA Member States, Associate States and Cooperating States observers gathered in Paris

SpaceQ has been provided new information that outlines what areas, and many specific programs, that Canada will contribute to as part of its €35.1M (~$60M) participation with the European Space Agency (ESA). 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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Jeremy Hansen is the First Canadian Going to the Moon

Canadian astronaut Jeremy Hansen is going to the Moon

Jeremy Hansen’s patience has paid off. After nearly 14 years as a Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut accumulating skills including managing teams like the 2017 astronaut class’ trainers, he will be aboard the Artemis 2 mission that is returning humans to the Moon’s area in November 2024 or so.

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Green Comet to Make Closest Approach this Week

Discovered early last year, Comet ZTF may become visible to the unaided eye. Credit: Jose Francisco Hernández/NASA APOD.

A green visitor is going to make its closest approach to Earth this week. Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) is visible in binoculars or a telescope from Canada and depending on what happens in the coming days, it may enter naked-eye visibility. Comets are notoriously difficult to predict, however, as luminosity (inherent brightness) depends on factors such as how much gas and dust streams off their surfaces, …

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