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Astrophysicist David Saint-Jacques Is Set To Become Next Canadian Astronaut In Space In 2018

Tech Times - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Astrophysicist David Saint-Jacques will be the next Canadian astronaut who will travel to space come 2018, officials have announced.

Maritime microsat derailed by sanctions back on track for launch

SpaceNews - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Com Dev senior mechanical technologist Roman Gawlik configures M3MSat on a test fixture for antenna pattern testing in the large anechoic chamber at the Canadian Space Agency's David Florida Laboratory. M3MSat is a joint project funded by Defence ...

Syphilis, gonorrhea cases up among all ages in Canada - ‎19 hours ago‎
Sexually transmitted infections such as syphilis and resistant gonorrhea have public health officials and staff at Canadian nursing homes and retirement communities taking note. The Public Health Agency of Canada said reported rates of chlamydia, ...

What Canada is spending for its continued role in space exploration

Yahoo Canada Finance - Insight (blog) - ‎May 18, 2016‎
It's a big week for Canadian space-heads. Not only has the International Space Station just completed its 100,000th loop of the earth, the Canadian Space Agency also announced David Saint-Jacques as the country's next representative aboard the ISS in ...

Tiny Satellites Are Telling Us About How Super Bright Stars Are Formed

Motherboard - ‎May 30, 2016‎
"We can do more if only we had the capacity to do it," said Anthony Moffat, the scientific mission lead for Canada's contribution, in an interview with Motherboard.

Air Canada passenger suffers 'horrible pain' after being stuck in cramped seat - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Colin Savage has spent a lifetime staying fit and healthy, but one long airplane flight changed that. Until recently, the 64-year-old Victoria man would cycle an average of 400 kilometres a week and run marathons.
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Journey to Mars begins … and ends with Earth

Hamilton Spectator - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Bringing space down to Earth was the major theme of the annual conference put on by the Centre for Surgical Invention and Innovation headed by Anvari.

American astronaut Cady Coleman visits Hamilton

Hamilton Spectator - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Bringing space down to Earth was the major theme of the annual conference put on by the Centre for Surgical Invention and Innovation headed by Anvari.

Permira puts fleet operator ABS up for sale

SpaceNews - ‎2 hours ago‎
The launch will carry two telecommunications satellites into geostationary transfer orbit, the ABS-2A and the Eutelsast 117 West B. Both are all-electric satellites built by Boeing Space and Intelligence Systems of El Segundo, California. A similar ...

Planning to fight back against your neighbour's annoying drone? Read this first

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎22 hours ago‎
At the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Airbus Defense and Space Inc. unveiled a counter unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) system that could spot drones at a range of five to 10 kilometres and disable them.

Video Games as Canadian Culture: Navigating the Investment Canada Act in Interactive Entertainment Acquisitions

Lexology (registration) - ‎30 minutes ago‎
The notification track requires filing a notice of the transaction with an agency of the Canadian government in required form (including information about the foreign investor, the Canadian business, and the vendor) at any time before or within 30 days ...

Redeveloping Tourism / Sharing cultural history with foreign visitors / Improved translations aid understanding ...

The Japan News - ‎2 hours ago‎
A panel of experts on English-language explanations of cultural heritage, which was organized by the Cultural Affairs Agency and the Japan Tourism Agency, pointed out in a draft report in February that many pamphlets and websites across the country ...

European Space Agency puts 2 navigation satellites in orbit - ‎May 24, 2016‎
BERLIN - A rocket fired from French Guiana has lifted two satellites into orbit that will form part of Europe's rival to the U.S.

James Webb Space Telescope now fully equipped with science instruments

SpaceFlight Insider - ‎May 29, 2016‎
The Fine Guidance Sensor / Near InfraRed Imager and Slitless Spectrograph, or FGS/NIRISS, was provided by the Canadian Space Agency. This instrument enables JWST to point precisely at objects so that it can obtain images of the highest quality.

Quebec student wins gold at national science fair for work on Mayans - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Gadoury began to study satellite images of the area on Google Earth, looking for any clues in the dense jungle canopy that could lead to the missing city.
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Science Instruments of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Successfully Installed

Astrobiology Magazine (registration) - ‎May 27, 2016‎
With surgical precision, two dozen engineers and technicians successfully installed the package of science instruments of the James Webb Space Telescope into the telescope structure. The package is the collection of cameras and spectrographs that will ...

Elections deepen democracy if genuine - Kofi Annan

Starr 103.5 FM - ‎21 hours ago‎
He has served as adviser to the European Space Agency and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. Previously he sat on the ... Joe Clark was the 16th Prime Minister of Canada serving from 19179 to 1980. He served as Secretary of ...

Nicolas Mateesco Matte: Romanian émigré became eminent legal expert

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎May 24, 2016‎
It was Dr. Matte who convinced Mr. Lessard to study air and space law at McGill, which led to an 11-year stint at the Canadian Space Agency, then at foreign affairs and now with Health Canada. “It all started with a man who took the time to listen to ...

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Radio Prague - ‎21 hours ago‎
The city of Prague is preparing to ban the use of Segway vehicles in the Prague Heritage Reservation, the Czech News Agency reported on Monday - a day before the matter is to be debated by councillors at City Hall. ... The bureau charged that the renal ...
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Before He Was an Astronaut, David Saint-Jacques Was a Doctor in an Inuit Village

Motherboard - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Image: Canadian Space Agency. Life in space and life in the remote North have some things in common, he told me. “The challenge of maintaining healthy astronauts in space is the same as [maintaining] a healthy population in a remote location on Earth, ...