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Canadian Space Agency astronaut Robert Thirsk

Exploration

Timeline of the Canadian Space Agency

The significant CSA events since Alouette’s launch

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Exploration

Excerpt from Canadarm and Collaboration: How Canada’s Astronauts and Space Robots Explore New Worlds

With interviews from Chris Hadfield, Marc Garneau, Roberta Bondar, and more, Canadarm and Collaboration is the tale of Canada’s involvement in international space exploration from the 1960s to the present day

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Canadian astronauts pose inside the Living in Space Exhibition

Exploration

Canadian Space Agency astronaut profiles

The men and women that have become part of Canada’s space team

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Exploration

Making space cheaper and more accessible to everyone

Michal Prywata, the Torontonian co-founder of Phantom Space Corporation on democratising space

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Jameel Janjua Virgin Galactic pilot

Exploration

First Canadian joins the next frontier in space exploration

Commercial space flight company Virgin Galactic adds former Royal Canadian Air Force member Jameel Janjua to its pilot roster 

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David Saint-Jacques International Space Station

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Checking in with David Saint-Jacques in orbit

The Canadian astronaut shares insights into life in zero-gravity as he orbits the planet aboard the International Space Station

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Science & Tech

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Watch Live: Spacewalk at the International Space Station

Live feed shows two astronauts working to upgade the station's power system

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Meet the Canadian astronauts who have lived aboard the ISS

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Science & Tech

Star trash

  What becomes of the stuff we send up into space? And where does it go when it comes back down again?

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Science & Tech

Canadian Space Agency announces final 17 astronaut candidates

The final stage of a recruitment process that began almost a year ago with 3,700+ applicants has begun

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Canadian students win NASA space settlement competition

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Environment

Environment

Green spaces crucial, but a challenge says 2020 Parks Report

The 2020 Canadian City Parks Report looks at challenges and opportunties for Canada's parks under a COVID-19 lens

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Environment

Endangered spaces and species in Canada’s mountains

Glaciers play a vital role in sculpting the landscape, and their retreat can bring about drastic consequences

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Environment

Outdoor School: Contemporary Environmental Art

An excerpt from “We Always Begin with an Acknowledgement of the Land” by Amish Morrell

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Environment

Space invasion: Is it too late to save the Great Lakes?

How a cocktail of invasive species and global change is altering the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River ecosystem

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An illustration of a rooftop farm

Environment

Fresh from the city: The rise of urban farming

Already gaining steam before the pandemic, interest in urban farming — and hunger for hyper-local food — has soared. A look at three Canadian takes on the urban farming phenomenon

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History

Wildlife

A herd of Atlantic walrus (Odobenus rosmarus rosmarus) on Matveev Island, Russia. (Photo: © Yulia Bogomolova/WWF-Russia)

Wildlife

Calling all walrus detectives: new project seeks citizen scientists to count walrus from space

Project will use satellite imagery to track walrus populations and habitats and guide their conservation

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A worker in a flightsuit makes adjustments to a satellite

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Canadian Space Agency to launch new RADARSAT mission in November

The newest generation of the successful RADARSAT program will see three small satellites orbit Earth in tandem to provide detailed environmental data to Canadian researchers and government departments

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moon lunar space

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Smaller companies helping shoot for the moon in new Canadian Space Agency push

CSA astronaut Jeremy Hansen says space exploration represents a major economic opportunity for Canada

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Exploration

Canadian Mark Pathy headed to space on private mission

The investor and philanthropist will be Canada’s 11th astronaut

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Roberta Bondar on space shuttle discovery

Exploration

Canada’s 90 Greatest Explorers: Vital insights

Part of our roundup of 90 of Canada’s greatest explorers, these 17 explorers made major contributions to our understanding of Canada’s history and geography

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Two divers scuba diving in a cave in the Bahamas

Exploration

A mountain of rock sits above them, and muddy, flooded passages are their only way out

Expert cave diver and RCGS Explorer-in-Residence Jill Heinerth explains the risks and challenges of rescuing a boys’ soccer team trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand

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Exploration

What’s all the fuss about water on the Moon?

Western University professor takes a look at recent discoveries and their importance

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Bill Lishman

Exploration

Canada’s 90 Greatest Explorers: Innovation

The final instalment in our roundup of Canada’s 90 greatest explorers, these seven explorers harnessed the power of technology — or invented their own — to break new ground

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Exploration

No boundaries for young explorers

Explorer-In-Residence Jill Heinerth's newest book encourages kids to reach for the stars

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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

Kids

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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A conceptualization of the James Webb space telescope floats in a blue and purple starry cosmos, its hexagonal mirrors glittering gold against an opalescent sunshield

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Eye in the sky: How the newly-launched James Webb Space Telescope will help us see the universe

To see galaxies far, far away, the most advanced telescope ever built will use Canadian instruments

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Science & Tech

How to read a solar forecast 

The space weather forecast is a great resource for planning outings to see the northern lights. Here’s what the forecast really means.

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Science & Tech

Ten reasons why we love Chris Hadfield

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International Space Station to get new Canadian-made vision system

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Q&A: Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield

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The moon in shadow

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Canadian rover set to land on moon within five years

The unmanned vehicle will collect imagery and data of the surface the moon

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Joshua Kutryk Jenni Sidey Canadian Space Agency astronauts

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Meet Canada’s newest astronauts

Jenni Sidey and Joshua Kutryk, both from Alberta, were announced as Canada's 13th and 14th astronauts on Canada Day

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Julie Payette looks through an overhead window while operating the Canadarm controls on the aft flight deck of Space Shuttle Endeavour

Science & Tech

Q&A with Julie Payette

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Travel

Bumblebees in space

A recent study suggests bees might be the key to expeditions to Mars

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Cyclist prepares to cross bridge

Mapping

How Canadian cities are adapting to COVID-19

Six urban planning experts share their views on municipal actions during COVID-19

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Science & Tech

Auroras from space

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Empty indoor mall with closed stores

People & Culture

How Canadian cities are reinventing their shopping malls

As cities grapple with the challenge of redeveloping their first suburbs, malls could become the community spaces they were originally intended to be

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Science & Tech

Canadian researchers study space winds in the upper atmosphere

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People & Culture

Former astronaut Julie Payette appointed Governor General of Canada

Payette succeeds David Johnston, who has served in the role since October 2010

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Science & Tech

Canada to hire two new astronauts

Do you have what it takes to go to space?

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Science & Tech

Five of the strangest mountains in space

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Places

Vivek Shraya’s favourite place in Canada 

Edmonton’s River Valley is a space the musician, writer and artist can go to just be herself

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Jerry Whitehead

People & Culture

Fall art festivals

Harvesting the talent in Toronto, Halifax, Montréal and Vancouver

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Science & Tech

How Antarctic research is helping astronauts stay healthy

Canadian scientists are joining an international team in Antarctica to study the health risks of long-term space missions

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The exterior of the Hudson's Bay Department Store in Winnepeg

People & Culture

The demise of the department store heralds a shift in downtown areas

The Bay department store in downtown Winnipeg will close in early 2021

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Chris Hadfield performs a song he co-wrote with Ed Robertson of the Barenaked Ladies

People & Culture

Music from on high

Canada’s favourite astronaut, Chris Hadfield, connects space and Earth with music

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James Boxall

People & Culture

‘Space and place’ literacy

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Lightning inside Hurricane Dorian as seen from space

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Video: Images from space show intense lightning activity inside Hurricane Dorian

Data on Dorian highlights how advancements in satellite imaging are changing our understanding of severe weather events 

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People & Culture

Canada’s greatest modern women explorers

Whether diving in Antarctic waters, making scientific breakthroughs or summiting Everest, these remarkable women are making their mark on Canada and the world.

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Photo: Katherine Jaschewski

People & Culture

A safe space on stage

How theatre is helping Central American women cope with the perils of migrating to the United States

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People & Culture

Roberta Bondar on career challenges and advice to young women

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Places

A new home for the RCGS: 50 Sussex

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society announces forthcoming Canada's Centre for Geography and Exploration

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Roberta Bondar with camera on Banks Island

People & Culture

Roberta Bondar made Companion of Order of Canada

The highest level within the Order of Canada recognizes national pre-eminence or achievement 

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John Geiger, Brian May, Elizabeth Dowdeswell and Wendy Cecil backstage at the Scotiabank Arena on July 28, 2019

People & Culture

Queen’s Brian May receives RCGS medal in Toronto

The rock legend, space scientist and author honoured for outstanding contributions to cultural and physical geography

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Mapping

Mapping Canada’s mask-mandatory businesses

Industrial engineer Cheryl White uses visual problem-solving and team engagement techniques in her day job. Now she’s using them to crowdsource a national mapping project.

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Travel

Visiting the reclaimed space of Victoria’s Butchart Gardens

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CHIME telescope, space, radio burst, discovery

Science & Tech

A Canadian discovery: Repeating fast radio burst from space detected in British Columbia

For the first time, Canadian researchers working with the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME) telescope have discovered a fast radio burst (FRB) that is repeating in regular 16-day intervals

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Science & Tech

Antarctic research could help NASA limit risks to astronaut health

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Nigel Hussey prepares to tag a Greenland shark in Scott Inlet in 2013. (Photo courtesy of Steven Fields)

Science & Tech

Following Greenland Sharks in Canada’s Arctic

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A full moon shines above boats decked out with holiday lights in Port de Grave, Nfld.

History

15 things that have happened in Canada since the last ‘Christmas Moon’

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Science & Tech

Dark vessels and how to find them

Canada is taking to space in the fight against illegal fishing

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