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Roberta Bondar, Jenni Sidey-Gibbons, and David Saint-Jacques (appearing via video link from the International Space Station) talk to students at the Canada Museum of Science and Technology

Exploration

Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques launches a new educational initiative — from space

The Exploring Earth project also involves Canadian astronaut Roberta Bondar and aims to inspire students to learn about Earth’s landforms and natural processes from space

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Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques in spacewalk training at NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory in Houston, Texas.

Science & Tech

How to train your astronaut

From enduring extreme isolation and psychological strain to operating high-tech robotics and undergoing an intense physical fitness regimen, here’s a glimpse at what it takes to head to space

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CSA astronaut David Saint-Jacques receives spacewalk training at NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory in Houston.

Exploration

Preparing for launch

A conversation with Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques, who is getting ready to travel to the International Space Station 

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Defying Limits, by astronaut Dave Williams

Science & Tech

Sneak preview: Defying Limits, by astronaut Dave Williams

A new memoir that unpacks the life of one of Canada’s most accomplished astronauts, who’s also an aquanaut, doctor, CEO and cancer survivor 

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A photo of Ottawa from orbit

Places

This is what 50 Sussex looks like from orbit

Canadian NASA astronaut tweets Canada Day greetings with a photo of Ottawa 

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Robert Thirsk

Exploration

The Canadian astronaut’s wife

Brenda Biasutti reflects on what it's like being married to astronaut Robert Thirsk

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Astronauts David Saint-Jacques and Jeremy Hansen

Exploration

Space medicine

The health issues astronauts face as they journey beyond the Earth’s surface

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