Science

CSA Balloon Base Gets Payload Facility Upgrade

Strato-Science campaign at the Timmins Stratospheric Balloon Base

The Canadian Space Agency’s Stratospheric Balloon Base in Timmins opened a new payload integration facility on Thursday, doubling its capacity and reinforcing its position as a premiere location for stratospheric science.  As detailed in earlier SpaceQ coverage of the CSA’s STRATOS program, the Timmins base is a key international hub for study of the stratosphere. Started ten years ago in conjunction with the Centre National …

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White Blood Cells are Affected by Spaceflight

Illustration of white blood cell

International Space Station astronauts show temporary effects in their white blood cells during long-duration missions, but more study is required to understand the extent. 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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Lunar Workshop’s Gateway Utilization Presentations: a Mix of Science, Inspiration, and Lunar Dust

A full view of the Lunar Gateway including Canadarm3, a Canadian contribution to be built by MDA

A discussion of the Artemis program, and how the Canadarm3 can help turn the Lunar Gateway into a “flying space laboratory for deep space” preceded a number of presentations. 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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