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University of Calgary Researchers Partner with the Canadian Space Agency on ISS Health Experiment

Funding for University of Calgary researcher Giuseppe Iaria's Wayfinding project was announced on Wednesday by the Canadian Space Agency. Pictured with Iaria, at right, are Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques, centre, and grad student Ford Burles, a member of the Wayfinding team. Credit: Riley Brandt, University of Calgary.

Anyone who has watched a science fiction movie about travelling in space knows that the weightless environment of microgravity on a space ship affects your ability to navigate and orient yourself. But in real life, the impact of microgravity on an astronaut’s brain both in space and after returning to earth has received very little scientific attention.

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What’s next for CSA after Canadian Space Exploration Workshop

NASA artist illustration of lunar ISRU

The three-day Canadian Space Exploration Workshop (CSEW) wrapped on June 16 after attendees spent most of their time in breakout groups discussing what to do next in Canadian space exploration and science. 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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Canadian Space Agency to create Canadian Space Hub

Canadian Space Agency President Lisa Campbell at the 37th Space Symposium Heads of Agency Panel

Something unusual happened at the 37th Space Symposium Head of Agency Panel. In responding to the moderators last question on what is one thing about your space agency that most people don't know?, Canadian Space Agency President Lisa Campbell answered with something most people wouldn't be aware of, a new Canadian Space Hub. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven …

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