Chris Hadfield says the psychological ramifications of being so far from Earth will play a big part in missions to Mars. Some of Canada’s current and former astronauts spoke at an event at the University of Ottawa on Friday.
Source: Chris Hadfield says Mars missions pose psychological challenges
Researchers have discovered a planet orbiting a star just 16 light-years away, the very star that Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry said his fictional planet orbited.
Source: Researchers discover planet Vulcan from Star Trek — sort of | CBC News
Over a period of seven months in 2017, the Hubble Space Telescope photographed a beautiful display of northern lights over Saturn’s north pole. Continue reading
Space exploration may not quite be the final frontier of cooperation between Canada and Russia — but it’s close, writes Chris Brown.
Source: Bad feelings between Canada and Russia don’t matter in space, says astronaut David Saint-Jacques | CBC News
A NASA spacecraft rocketed toward the sun Sunday on an unprecedented quest to get closer to our star than anything ever sent before.
Source: NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet | CBC News
We’ve sent thousands of things into space over the years! Many of them just orbit the Earth, and some are flying out past the edges of the Solar System. In this episode, we present our favorite currently active space probes! We’re conducting a survey of our viewers! Continue reading
The four students were in grades 8 through 12 when they first proposed shooting a tube of microscopic worms into orbit so they could study the effects of low gravity on muscle deterioration
Source: Toronto students become published scientists after sending worms to space
A head-vaporizing laser with a perfect wavelength detecting sub-proton space-time ripples. Continue reading