News Archive / Tagged: Canada
NASA, Canada assign astronauts to Artemis 2 Moon missionDerek RichardsonApril 3rd, 2023
The Artemis 2 astronauts were announced in Houston, marking the first time in the 21st century a human crew has been assigned to fly a mission to the Moon.
Canadian Minister speaks in Houston ahead of Artemis 2 crew announcementSean CostelloApril 3rd, 2023
On the eve of the wildly anticipated Artemis 2 crew announcement, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, met with Canadian media at the Johnson Space Centre in Houston, Texas.
Canada joins NASA’s Lunar Gateway projectDerek RichardsonMarch 1st, 2019
Having partnered with the U.S. in its space ambitions for decades, Canada committed to continue that relationship by joining NASA's Lunar Gateway project.
Long March 11 lifts off from Jiuquan with six small satellitesTomasz NowakowskiJanuary 19th, 2018
China’s light-lift Long March 11 booster took to the skies on Friday, January 19, tasked with the delivery of six small satellites into orbit.
Rokot launcher blasts off with Russian Geo-IK-2 geodesy satelliteTomasz NowakowskiJune 4th, 2016
Russia successfully launched a Rokot booster on Saturday, June 4, carrying the country’s latest geodesy satellite. The spacecraft, named Geo-IK-2 No.12, lifted off at 10:00 a.m. EDT (14:00 GMT) from Site 133/3 at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia.
Russia to launch Geo-IK-2 satellite on Saturday amid protests in CanadaTomasz NowakowskiJune 4th, 2016
Russia is gearing up to launch its newest Geo-IK-2 geodesy satellite atop a Rokot booster on Saturday, June 4. Launch preparations are underway – despite voices of concern being raised in Canada about the rocket's toxic fuel possibly polluting the waters near Ellesmere Island.