Canada Astronauts

► 5-Year-Old Applies To Be Canada's Next Astronaut

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 07.29.2016 | Canada Alberta

She's a pretty impressive candidate.

The Blue Dot Tour: It's About All of Us

David Suzuki | Posted 09.29.2014 | Canada Impact
David Suzuki

How can anyone who has even seen a photo of the Earth treat our small blue home with disdain and carelessness? How can anyone fail to recognize how precious and finite the resources, especially water, are -- and that we must share and care for what we have?

August 29 Should Be Chris Hadfield Day

Irene Mathyssen, MP | Posted 02.11.2014 | Canada Politics
Irene Mathyssen, MP

Chris Hadfield truly is a remarkable Canadian. The motion, 'M-477' states that the government should "designate August 29th each year as Chris Hadfield Day." At a time when science is under attack by some, it is essential that we acknowledge its critical place in our past, present and future.

Chris Hadfield Channels Bowie On Maclean's Cover

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 10.04.2013 | Canada Music

Chris Hadfield became a terrestrial superstar by crooning David Bowie's "Space Oddity" while in space. Now that he's back on Earth, Maclean's magazine...

LOOK: An Out-Of-This-World Selfie

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.30.2013 | Canada

Chris Hadfield may have returned to Earth and retired his spacesuit but that doesn't mean Canada's most famous astronaut has stopped tweeting amazing ...

Celebs Love Hadfield's In-Orbit Music Video

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Music

Thousands of people, including celebrities, took to Twitter to express their excitement about the first music video ever recorded in space: Canadian a...

Astronaut To Bring Governor General's Mascot To Space Station

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.13.2012 | Canada

LONGUEUIL, Que. - Canada's Governor General is sending an image of a mascot into space in order to promote a project closer to home.David Johnston wil...

High Fives All Around As Canadians Cheer Final Flight

CP | Posted 09.07.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Even the most seasoned space veteran couldn't control himself while watching the shuttle blast off on its...

Top 10 Astronaut Wake-Up Songs

Spinner | Posted 09.07.2011 | Canada

With about a million space nerds camped out around Cape Canaveral praying for no rain, the very last space shuttle of NASA's historic Shuttle Program ...

Iconic Canadarm Takes Off For The Last Time On Shuttle's Final Flight

CP | Posted 09.06.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Six Canadians who have been in space are on hand as the U.S. shuttle program blasts off on its final flig...