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News Archive / Tagged: CSA

  • CSA astronaut Jeremy Hansen speaks on Crew Dragon, Demo-2

    Sean 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 names

    Laurel 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 facilities

    Matt 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 Ferruit

    Tomasz 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 exploration

    Tomasz 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 2024

    Sean 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.