Everyday benefits of space exploration
Some examples of how space benefits Canadians and all of humanity.
Improving health care
Experiments performed in space help us understand health problems on Earth.
Protecting our planet and our environment
Satellites provide data on climate change, measure pollution, and help protect our planet.
Creating scientific and technical jobs
The space sector generates high-tech jobs for Canadians.
Improving our day-to-day lives
Space technologies improve products we use every day, weather forecasts, and communications worldwide.
Enhancing safety on Earth
Satellites data can be used to predict natural disasters and to support emergency relief efforts.
Making scientific discoveries
Scientific breakthroughs are challenging our assumptions and pushing our boundaries by exploring the unknown.
Sparking youth's interest in science
Astronauts encourage young people to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Cooperating with countries around the world
Canada is a partner of the International Space Station, a research laboratory in space.
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