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What Axiom’s first mission means for future astronauts

The Axiom Ax-1 mission crew

The crew of the first fully commercial human mission to the International Space Station is "chomping at the bit" for the debut mission of Axiom Space, its co-founder reported. 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: The importance of Canada’s space contributions

Lisa Campbell, President, Canadian Space Agency (CSA), and Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen talk with NASA Administrator Bill Nelson in a bilateral meeting between NASA and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), during the 36th Space Symposium, Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Col. Jeremy Hansen is Canada's longest-serving astronaut who has not yet flown in space. Selected in May 2009, the former CF-18 fighter pilot (including NORAD Air Defence Operations) has played a plethora of ground roles for Canada and NASA over the last 13 years. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support …

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Canadian Space Agency planned spending for 2022-23 down 3.9%

Canadian Space Agency 2022-23 Departmental Plan

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has released its 2022-23 Departmental Plan which has planned spending set at $388.3 million for its upcoming 2022-23 fiscal year which starts April 1. That represents a 3.9% decrease in planned spending compared to the previous year. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. …

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David Saint-Jacques: Flown astronaut now working four space projects

David Saint-Jacques is a medical doctor, engineer and astrophysicist who is Canada's only flown current astronaut. He spent more than six months in space during the Expedition 58-59 mission during 2018-19, returning to Earth only months before the coronavirus pandemic erupted. 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 …

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Future geographers will use predictive tools, but require large-scale funding for climate change

Keith Masback (left) and Dr. Marshall Shepherd discuss climate change

The next generation of global warming scientists will need large-scale funding, and a healthy dose of data analytics and psychology, to succeed in a rapidly warming world, a climate scientist told the GeoIgnite conference Wednesday (March 2). 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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Stardust Space Centre planned for Northern Ontario

Invited guests tour the proposed Stardust Space Centre ground and participate in the communities Ad Astra and Rockets on Ice two day event.

On Saturday, February 19, 2022, Jason Michaud, CEO of Stardust Technologies along with several Ontario organizations and one international university unveiled plans for a proposed 115 acres research facility based in the Northeastern Ontario community of Cochrane. The facility will also focus on STEM education. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. …

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Canadensys completes grueling tests of all-metal lunar wheels

The dusty durability test bed. The wheels are attached to and driven by a rover power train while the circular testbed revolves. This picture was taken before the dust was added. It was never this clean again.

Designing, manufacturing and testing a set of lunar wheels for the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) was well within the longstanding areas of expertise of Canadensys Aerospace's highly-skilled Stratford-based robotics team. But as Peter Visscher, General Manager of the Stratford Facility revealed in an interview with SpaceQ, there were still a lot of genuine surprises along the way to the successful conclusion of the project. This …

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