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At Home in Space: Making the International Space Station feel like home

How do astronauts—and other people who work in extreme or isolated environments—cope with being far from home?

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TBone: How does space affect the strength of our bones?

While we typically lose about 1% of our bone mass each year, astronauts in space can lose up to 1.5% of their bone mass each month.

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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.

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Canadian contribution to the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission

(Credit: Canadian Space Agency)

As an orbiting laboratory, SMAP aims to advance our knowledge of the water and carbon cycles by producing global maps of soil moisture and monitor the freeze thaw status of soils in Canadian boreal environment and other cold areas of the world.

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Space Weather over Canada

(Credit: NASA)

Canadian scientists are working to provide a space weather forecast that will warn about changes in the highest reaches of the Earth's atmosphere.

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