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Canada, Israel Team Up On Space Projects

LONGUEUIL, Que. - The Canadian Space Agency and the Israel Space Agency have joined forces to study two potential space missions, including one to improve maritime safety.Industry Minister James Moore...

The Militarization Of Space?

Prime Minister Stephen Harper's appointment of the former head of the Canadian Forces to act as the new president of the Canadian Space Agency is sparking some concerns that Canada's space program may...

The Militarization Of Space?

MONTREAL - Space-industry representatives are generally welcoming the appointment of retired general Walt Natynczyk as the new president of the Canadian Space Agency.But there's some concern the appoi...

Beloved Astronaut To Retire

LONGUEUIL, Que. - In a career filled with milestones, add this one to the list of achievements by Chris Hadfield: sending in a resignation notice from outer space.It turns out that the famous astronau...

Chris Hadfield Could Teach PR Companies a Thing or Two

Commander Hadfield is equal part astronaut and PR spokesperson. We have just witnessed the best, longest-running, "good news" PR campaign in years. It was designed to promote interest in space aviation, technology, and science, and by extension the STEM subjects -- science, technology, engineering and math -- to our next generation. Here are his communication strategy and techniques, deconstructed.

WATCH: Greetings, Earthlings

LONGUEUIL, Que. - Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield says everyone would benefit from seeing the world through the eyes of astronauts who are aboard the International Space Station.During his first new...

Chasing Dragons

LONGUEUIL, Que. - Canada's robotic arm on the International Space Station was put to work Wednesday when it grabbed a cargo ship that arrived at the orbiting space lab.The unmanned capsule, built by C...

Earth's Mightiest Air Conditioner?

SASKATOON - An international team led by University of Saskatchewan researchers says small volcanic eruptions could cool the climate.The team says aerosols — minute droplets of sulphuric acid — from r...

Look Out For That Space Junk

MONTREAL - Michel Doyon's lack of sleep as of late has nothing to do with the usual reasons.What's interrupting Doyon's shut-eye is concern about space debris slamming into three Canadian satellites t...

Travelling Space Show Too Big For Canada

MONTREAL - The Canadian Space Agency's elaborate plans to celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2010 with a travelling international exhibit backfired because the show was too big.The original idea was to...