Astronauts are modern-day explorers. They courageously travel beyond the Earth to help discover new scientific knowledge. To date, only a few hundred exceptional people have been to space. Read on to delve into their universe!
About being an astronaut
Find out what astronauts do, both on Earth and in space.
How to become an astronaut
Everything you need to know if you're interested in becoming an astronaut.
Read about the careers of our active and former astronauts.
Living in space
Discover what it's like to live in orbit and experience microgravity.
Human space missions
Consult fact sheets on the missions in which Canadian astronauts participated.
FAQ - Astronauts
Learn about astronauts, space, space exploration, and much more.
Invite an astronaut to an event
Find out how to invite an astronaut to speak at an event.
News releases, media advisories, backgrounders, FAQ, images, videos and B-roll for media.
What is space medicine, effects of space on the body, medical support, projects, training, photos and videos.
Browse photos of astronauts in action, on Earth and in space.
Watch videos to see all of the exciting work that astronauts do.
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