C.S.A.

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
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

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
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
Canada

This Canadian Helped Humanity Fly To Pluto

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

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

MOST is 13 years old today.
Elizabeth Howell
6.30.16
nasa

Canada Is Looking For Some New (Female) Astronauts

They’re accepting applications until Aug. 15.
Elizabeth Howell
6.17.16
News

The ISS Is Getting a New Camera to Check Itself for Space Debris Damage

The $1.7-million vision system will launch in 2020, and is 'roughly the size of a microwave oven.'
Matthew Braga
1.7.16
News

The Canadian Space Agency's Plan to Engineer Super-Thin Wearables for Astronauts

Montreal company Hexoskin is helping the agency develop an "On-Astronaut Wireless Sensor System" that could one day be used on long-term missions.
Matthew Braga
1.7.16
Space

The Secret to Conquering Space Without it Killing Us First May Lie in Our Bones

A new Canadian study on the effects of microgravity is heading to the International Space Station this week.
Jordan Pearson
11.30.15
Canada

When Will Canada Get a Spaceport? When It Has More Things to Launch

That's what Canadian Space Agency president Sylvain Laporte had to say at the annual Canadian Space Summit last week.
Graham Templeton
11.23.15
Canada

Before Mojave There Was A Subarctic Spaceport in Canada

Some Canadians tried to build a spaceport in the subarctic (it didn't work out too well).
Matthew Braga
9.25.14
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