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Maple Leaf Cookies
Maple Leaf Cookies

I Ate a Canadian Tasting Menu for Astronauts and It Was More Swanson Than ‘Jetsons’

The menu for astronaut David Saint-Jacques's mission into space included maple leaf cookies and a whole lot of fish.
Nick Rose
5.11.18
space weather
space weather

Canada Will Study How Solar Storms Threaten Our Energy Grid

“Our technology is getting more advanced, so we’re more susceptible to space weather.”
Kate Lunau
9.6.17
Get Your Ass to Mars
Get Your Ass to Mars

Astronaut Chris Hadfield on Settling Space: ‘It Won’t Go as Planned’

The former ISS Commander weighs in on what skills we’ll need as we expand into space.
Elizabeth Howell
6.29.17
The Right Stuff
The Right Stuff

Two of Canada’s Astronaut Finalists Tell Us Where in Space They’d Like to Fly

Here are the 17 remaining candidates to be Canada's next astronauts.
Lisa Cumming
4.24.17
The Right Stuff
The Right Stuff

What It’s Like to Be in the Running to Be an Astronaut

Can you sprint-swim through an aquatic obstacle course and then memorize a code underwater that you have to recall the next day?
Andrew Rader
2.21.17
wearables
wearables

High-Tech Underwear Will Monitor Astronauts’ Health in Space

Astroskin comes to the ISS.
Kate Lunau
10.21.16
nasa
nasa

Astronaut Jeremy Hansen Describes Living in a Cave to Prepare for Mars

"That was as close as you could get to exploring Mars on Earth."
Kate Lunau
10.18.16
nasa
nasa

NASA’s Latest Mission Will Attempt To Visit an Asteroid—And Bring a Piece Home

OSIRIS-REx will help us defend ourselves against future asteroid attacks.
Elizabeth Howell
8.25.16
Sex
Sex

A NASA Scientist's Bizarre Theory for Why Astronauts Lose Their Vision in Space

To understand why male astronauts have experienced vision changes in space, we need to study women on Earth.
Kate Lunau
8.10.16
Canada
Canada

How Satellites Will Enable Canada to Surveil the Arctic With Drones

A proposed satellite network will keep an eye on the Arctic.
Elizabeth Howell
7.18.16
Canada
Canada

This Canadian Helped Humanity Fly To Pluto

Frédéric Pelletier navigated the spacecraft from Quebec City.
Elizabeth Howell
7.1.16
Canada
Canada

‘Pay-Per-View’ Mode Keeps Canadian Space Telescope Flying After 13 Years

MOST is 13 years old today.
Elizabeth Howell
6.30.16