Chris Hadfield says Mars missions pose psychological challenges

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.

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Bad feelings between Canada and Russia don’t matter in space, says astronaut David Saint-Jacques | CBC News

Space exploration may not quite be the final frontier of cooperation between Canada and Russia — but it’s close, writes Chris Brown.

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The 7 Coolest Active Space Probes

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

Toronto students become published scientists after sending worms to space – Globe and Mail

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

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