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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.

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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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Astrosat launch

ASTROSAT: Canada contributes technology to India's first space astronomy mission

2015-09-28 - Congratulations to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on the successful launch of ASTROSAT earlier today! Canada contributed three detectors for UVIT, the twin UV and visible imaging telescopes on India's first space observatory. (Credit: ISRO)

Train Disaster

Lac-Mégantic Train Disaster

Natural Disasters

Earthquake and landslide in Nepal and India

Visit the Natural Disasters page

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