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New vision system for Dextre

New vision system for Dextre

A sophisticated new vision system for the ISS's robotic helper.

Life in Orbit

Life in Orbit

Visit Life in Orbit: The International Space Station and see the Station through the eyes of the astronauts!

Canadian Science on the International Space Station

Canadian Science on the International Space Station

Learn more about Canadian science on the Station, which is helping to make space travel safer and benefit Canadians.



AuroraMAX features live broadcast of the Northern Lights from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.

Online Store

Online Store Aeronautica

The Canada Aviation and Space Museum becomes the authorized supplier of Canadian Space Agency products. Visit the AERONAUTICA boutique to see what is available.

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Canada has the largest national parks system in the world - 42 national parks. Visit: "Space in my Daily Life"

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(Credit: JAXA)

A new eye on the most cataclysmic events in the universe

2016-02-05 - The Japanese astronomy satellite ASTRO-H is equipped with a unique Canadian laser measurement system. Canadian astronomers will use ASTRO-H to study black holes, supernovas, neutron stars, and how galaxies were formed.

More information on ASTRO-H

Slave River ice cover on April 26, 2015

Credit: RADARSAT-2 Data and Products © MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd (2015) - All Rights Reserved. RADARSAT is an official trademark of the Canadian Space Agency

A new water management program using RADARSAT-2

2016-02-09 - Satellites like RADARSAT-2 provide imagery that helps scientists better understand our planet and improve management of natural resources – like water.

More information on A new water management program using RADARSAT-2

CSA Astronauts Train in Europe to Operate Weightless Lab on the ISS

(Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

Exploring the surface of a planet: young entrepreneurs at work

2016-01-27 - Have you ever wondered how rovers could safely explore the surface of a planet? Mission Control Space Services recently received a contract from the Canadian Space Agency to develop a promising technology that does just that!

Continue reading about Exploring the surface of a planet: young entrepreneurs at work

Train Disaster

Lac-Mégantic Train Disaster

Natural Disasters

Flood in Argentina

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Canadian Space technology helps breast cancer patients

The Centre for Surgical Innovation and Invention turned to Canadarm technology to develop IGAR (Image-Guided Autonomous Robot), a promising platform offering one stop diagnosis and treatment for patients with a high risk of breast cancer. More information on Canadian Space technology

Keeping an eye on Earth

Capable of scanning the Earth at all times, day or night through any weather conditions, RADARSAT-2 has typically acquired more than 30,000 images a year since its launch in 2007. More information on RADARSAT-2