Canada Space Program

Canada And NASA To Protect Earth From Asteroids

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.18.2014 | Canada

Canada may soon own a piece of space on Earth, after beginning construction on a mapping system that will help bring back pieces of an asteroid named ...

Hadfield Calls For More Co-operation With China In Space

CP | Peter Rakobowchuk, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.27.2014 | Canada

MONTREAL - Retired Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield is calling for more co-operation with China in space and he wants it to be part of any internatio...

Hadfield Blasts Off For 5-Month Space Sojourn

CP | Peter Rakobowchuk, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.17.2013 | Canada

LONGUEUIL, Que. - Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield headed for a rendezvous with the International Space Station on Wednesday after a chilly blast-off...

Canada's Astronauts Could Be Grounded For Years

CP | Peter Rakobowchuk, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.25.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Canadian astronauts could be stuck on the ground for years following Chris Hadfield's space mission scheduled for 2012.That six-month visit...