News Archive / Tagged: CSA
The ISS marks two decades of continuous human presenceDerek RichardsonNovember 2nd, 2020
The International Space Station has just crossed 20 years of continuous human occupation as its unbroken string of expedition crews continue to perform a wide range of scientific research aboard this multinational outpost.
CSA astronaut Jeremy Hansen speaks on Crew Dragon, Demo-2Sean CostelloMay 27th, 2020
On the morning of SpaceX’s scheduled Demo-2 launch, Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen shared his thoughts about the final test flight of Crew Dragon, and what it means to him.
Twelve features on asteroid Bennu get official namesLaurel KornfeldMarch 24th, 2020
Twelve surface features on the asteroid Bennu, imaged by NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) probe from orbit, have been officially named by the International Astronomical Union (IAU), which regulates the naming of celestial objects and their surface features.
COVID-19 precautions lead to Stage 4 site restrictions at NASA’s Stennis, Michoud facilitiesMatt HaskellMarch 20th, 2020
NASA’s Stennis Space Center (Mississippi) and Michoud Assembly Facility (Louisiana) are being elevated to stage 4 of NASA’s COVID-19 (Coronavirus) response framework, due to increased case counts being recorded in the local communities.
Waiting for scientific breakthroughs: an interview with JWST project scientist Pierre FerruitTomasz NowakowskiDecember 28th, 2015
In an interview with Astrowatch.net, JWST Project Scientist Pierre Ferruit of the European Space Agency (ESA) talks of the telescope’s key role in future astronomy observations, describes the latest updates and explains how Europe contributes to the project.
Space agencies meet to discuss space explorationTomasz NowakowskiOctober 11th, 2015
Representatives from 14 space agencies met on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at ESA's European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) to discuss further steps in advancing international cooperation on space exploration. All the participating agencies form the International Space Exploration Coordination Group (ISECG) – a voluntary, non-binding coordination forum to discuss global interests in space exploration.
Canada renews ISS commitment, two more Canadian Astronauts to fly before 2024Sean CostelloJune 3rd, 2015
Canadian Industry Minister James Moore was joined today by Canadian Space Agency (CSA ) Astronauts Jeremy Hansen and David Saint-Jacques as they together announced Canada’s commitment to fly two more Canadians to the International Space Station (ISS ) within the next decade. This recent announcement was heralded at an event which highlighted Canada’s aerospace efforts.