Events

Date Event Where
2020-10-02 -

NASA's Space Apps Challenge

Earth-observation satellites provide essential information that helps us protect our environment, manage our resources, and ensure the safety and security of Canadians. In this hackathon, participants from all around the world are invited to use satellite data, including Canadian data, to develop solutions to real-world problems on Earth and in space.

If you are interested in participating, visit our Space Apps Challenge web page.

Open to everyone

Virtual activity
2020-06-18 to
Ended

Health in Space: Daring to Explore at the Cosmodome travelling exhibition

Astronauts' health is a top priority from the time they're selected until well after their final mission.

Health in Space: Daring to Explore is a travelling exhibition that explores how gravity, radiation, and isolation all pose unique health challenges for astronauts living and working in space.

This exhibition was developed and produced by the Canada Aviation and Space Museum in collaboration with the Canadian Space Agency.

Open to everyone

Cosmodome
2150 Laurentian Autoroute
Laval, Quebec H7T 2T8
2020-06-15 to
Ended

Oh Canada! Canada Day

We are celebrating Canada Day in a whole new way this year to bring us together virtually and share our pride in being Canadian.

Canada Day celebration kit

The celebration kit offers interactive, creative and educational activities for the whole family. Whether you are a sports, culture, art, history or food enthusiast, there is something for you.

Don't miss David Saint-Jacques' space chili recipe, featured in the O Canada activity pack !

Canada, Let's Get Together! video capsules

Coming on

A series of Canada, Let's Get Together! videos produced in collaboration with renowned influencers to showcase different features of our country.

Check out the "Let's discover together!" video to hear David Saint-Jacques describe seeing his home from the International Space Station.

Explore the photos of Canada taken by David from space. See our beautiful country through an astronaut's eyes.

Canada Day 2020

On , Canadians are invited to take part in the virtual Canada Day celebrations .

Open to everyone

Virtual
2020-05-30 -
Ended

NASA's Space Apps COVID-19 Challenge

Every day, Earth-observation satellites provide essential information that helps us protect our environment, manage our resources, and ensure the safety and security of Canadians. In this hackathon, participants from all around the world are invited to use satellite data, including Canadian data, to develop solutions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The challenges will range from the study of the coronavirus and its spread to the impact of the disease on the Earth system.

If you are interested in participating, register and connect with your Local Leads for NASA's Space Apps COVID-19 Challenge.

Open to everyone

Virtual activity
2020-02-18
Ended

Junior Astronauts Day at the TELUS World of Science

Virtual presentation by CSA engineer Magdalena Wierus at 11 a.m. MT. Junior Astronauts activities will also be done with 50 children between the ages of 6 to 12 years old during the day.

Open to the public

TELUS World of Science
11211 142 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5M 4A1
2020-02-17
Ended

Family day 2020 at the H.R. Macmillan Space Centre

Three Junior Astronauts activities will be offered to members of the public during Family Day. This event is open to media.

Open to the public and media

H.R. Macmillan Space Centre
Vanier Park
1100 Chestnut Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 3J9
2020-02-17
Ended

Family day 2020 at Science East

The science centre will be running the Junior Astronauts activity the "Patch Maker, Patch Maker, Make Me a Patch" between noon and 4 p.m. AT as part of its Family Day programming.

Open to the public and media

Science East
668 Brunswick Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1H6
2020-02-11
Ended

Virtual presentation organized by Partners in Research

Virtual presentation by Canadian Space Agency engineer Magdalena Wierus about her career and the Junior Astronauts campaign for students in Grades 6 to 9.

1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. ET

Virtual (registration required)
2020-02-11
Ended

Girls and Women in Space Night 2020

A night of trivia, panels and a virtual talk by CSA engineer Miriam Micael to highlight this special day. Three Junior Astronauts activities will take place with youth in the basement of the observatory during the talks.

5 p.m. to 8 p.m. ET

Open to the public and media

Hume Cronyn Memorial Observatory
Western University
1151 Richmond Street
London, Ontario N6A 3K7
2020-02-11
Ended

Junior Astronauts Challenge from Canadian Association for Girls In Science 2020

The Canadian Association for Girls in Science will have speakers on hand and run a Junior Astronauts activity with 30 to 50 girls between the ages of 10 and 15 from 6 to 9 p.m. ET.

6 p.m. to 9 p.m. ET

Open to the public and media

Registration required for Junior Astronauts Challenge from Canadian Association for Girls In Science 2020

University of Toronto
Mississauga Campus
27 King's College Circle
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A1
2020-02-11
Ended

Junior Astronauts Day

The science centre will be running the "Hovercraft Launch" Junior Astronauts activity between 1 and 4 p.m. AT.

1 p.m. to 4 p.m. AT

Open to the public

Science East
668 Brunswick Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1H6
2020-02-11
Ended

Junior Astronauts Day at The Exploration Place

The science centre will be running four Junior Astronauts activities with Grades 6 to 8 students in different local schools.

Schools from district 57
Prince-George, British Columbia
2020-02-09
Ended

Women and Girls of Science 2019

The Montreal Science Centre and UQAM are proud to present "Women and Girls of Science" on . More than 20 different organizations and institutions will participate in supporting and inspiring the interest of young girls in science and technology and help us celebrate the United Nations' International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The Canadian Space Agency will be there to answer all your questions. You can also participate in an activity from the Junior Astronauts campaign.

Montreal Science Centre
333 rue de la Commune Ouest
Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2E2
2020-02-09
Ended

Junior Astronauts activity during Women and Girls of Science

The Canadian Space Agency presents Patch maker, patch maker, make me a patch!, a Teamwork and Communication activity of the Junior Astronauts campaign.

The activity is free and open to everyone, but youth in Grade 6 to Secondary 3 will receive a certificate for their eligibility towards our contest to win a spot for our Junior Astronaut Camp this summer.

Activity schedule (bilingual)

10:30 to 11:00 a.m.
11:30 to noon
12:30 to 1:00 p.m.
1:30 to 2:00 p.m.
2:30 to 3:00 p.m.
3:30 to 4:00 p.m.

Montreal Science Centre
333 rue de la Commune Ouest
Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2E2

In the corridor on the main floor, between the ticket counter and the IMAX TELUS theatre.

2020-01-24
Ended

ROM After Dark: Lunar 2019

Expect the unexpected at ROM After Dark, an exciting new monthly after hours event where art, culture, and nature collide to offer a curated evening of music, visual arts, immersive experiences, and distinctive food and drink. The theme of this event is lunar. A team from the Canadian Space Agency will be on hand to answer questions about upcoming projects, like Lunar Gateway, and current Canadian health science being performed on the International Space Station that will help astronauts go farther into space for longer durations.

Royal Ontario Museum
100 Queen's Park
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6
2019-12-02 to
Ended

ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting 2019

Canada's North is experiencing unprecedented change in its sea and terrestrial ice, permafrost and ecosystems under the triple pressures of climate change, industrialization and modernization. The impacts of those pressures can be seen on food and energy security, shipping, sovereignty, northern community health and well-being, and sustainable development and resource exploitation. All these issues have brought the North to the forefront of national and international agendas. The CSA will have a booth during the event.

Halifax Convention Centre
1650 Argyle Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
2019-11-20
Ended

Consultation with the Canadian Space Sector on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement 2019

Consultation session with Canadian Space Sector to discuss their experience to date with the Government Procurement Chapter of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), as it relates to space.

Brookstreet Hotel
525 Legget Drive
Kanata, Ontario K2K 2W2
2019-11-18 to
Ended

Québec Mines + Energy 2019

This conference offers a variety of workshops, training sessions, exhibitors, and presentations for the mining community, as well as an educational fair for young people. The CSA will be on hand to speak about the impact of satellites and space technologies on mining and other exciting upcoming projects.

Québec City Convention Centre
1000 René-Lévesque Boulevard East
Quebec City, Quebec
2019-11-15
Ended

Nanoracks Industry Day 2019

The participants will meet Nanoracks, who will present their current product platform and future plans, and will be seeking to secure partnerships with Canadian space & health stakeholders.

John H. Chapman Space Centre
6767 Route de l'Aéroport
Saint-Hubert, Quebec J3Y 8Y9
2019-11-13 to
Ended

National Space Health Forum 2019

The Canadian Space Agency is organizing the 2nd National Space Health Forum that will dive deeper into possibilities for Canada's future contribution to deep-space health care.

John H. Chapman Space Centre
6767 Route de l'Aéroport
Saint-Hubert, Quebec J3Y 8Y9
2019-11-13 to
Ended

11th annual Canadian Science Policy Conference

The CSPC brings together scientists, entrepreneurs, policy-makers, politicians, journalists, students and many others from across the country to discuss, exchange ideas, and mobilize knowledge regarding the present and future of Canadian science, technology, and innovation policy. This year's themes include science and policy; science and society; science, innovation and economic development; science and international affairs; and science and the next generation. The CSA will have a booth during the event.

Westin Hotel
11 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
2019-10-17 to
Ended

54th annual conference of the AESTQ (Association pour l'enseignement de la science et de la technologie au Québec) (French only)

The AESTQ annual conference is a unique opportunity to meet more than 400 professionals who are passionate about teaching science and technology. Teachers, pedagogical advisors, technicians and students are all brought together under the same roof. The CSA will have a booth during the event.

Lévis Convention and Exhibition Centre
5750 J.B. Michaud Street
Lévis, Quebec
2019-10-17 to
Ended

Global Connections Days: Germany and Brazil 2019

The Canadian Space Agency would like to invite you to our Global Connections Days with Germany and Brazil. This 2-day event aims to connect the Canadian space industry with representatives of German and Brazilian national space agencies, industry and military to strengthen existing and forge new potential commercial partnerships.

John H. Chapman Space Centre
6767 Route de l'Aéroport
Saint-Hubert, Quebec J3Y 8Y9
2019-10-17 to
Ended

National Education Fair 2019

The Canadian Space Agency is participating in the National Education Fair on October 17 and 18, 2019, at Place Bonaventure in Montreal. Geared towards young people and adults alike, the fair is a one-stop shop for resources on education and career choice. Come to kiosk 324 to find out more about jobs and internships at the Canadian Space Agency.

800 De La Gauchetière St. W.
Montreal, Quebec H5A 1K6
2019-10-09 to
Ended

Career Event 2019

Are you looking for a job or tips on how to find one? Come talk to the Canadian Space Agency team at the Career Event at the Palais des congrès de Montréal.

You will find our booth in the section for Government of Canada exhibitors.

Palais des congrès
1001 Jean Paul Riopelle Place
Montreal, Quebec H2Z 1H5
2019-10-04 to
Ended

World Space Week 2019

Since its United Nations declaration in , World Space Week has grown into the largest space event on Earth. In , more than 5,000 events were held in over 80 countries to celebrate the benefits of space science and technology. This year's theme is The Moon: Gateway to the Stars. Visit the website to find events near you.

Various locations
2019-10-02 to
Ended

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Space Forum (OECD) Space Forum 2019

The OECD Space Forum conducts original economic research, develops indicators and studies on measurement and impact assessment.

Paris, France
2019-10-01 to
Ended

ASAR 2019 Workshop

Participants include representative from academia, industry, international partners and government interested by SAR.

John H. Chapman Space Centre
6767 Route de l'Aéroport
Saint-Hubert, Quebec J3Y 8Y9
2019-09-28
Ended

Journée du patrimoine aérospatial de Longueuil (aerospace heritage day) 2019 (French only)

The Quebec Aerospace Museum and the City of Longueuil present the first aerospace heritage day. This event is open to the public and free of charge.

Come out and meet key stakeholders, attend a conference, and watch films. The Canadian Space Agency will have a booth on site.

Visit the event's Facebook page (École nationale d'aérotechnique (ÉNA)) for more information on the activity schedule.

École nationale d'aérotechnique (ÉNA)
5555 Rue de l'ÉNA
Saint-Hubert, Quebec J3Y 8Y9
2019-09-28
Ended

Experience Your Life 2019

Experience Your Life is one of the largest annual professional career fairs in Canada. For young people seeking jobs or professions, this event aims to connect them with employers, advice, opportunities, and mentors.

Canadian Space Agency representatives will be on site to answer questions.

Novotel Hotel Mississauga
3670 Hurontario Street
Mississauga, Ontario L5B 1P3
2019-09-27 to
Ended

Space to Spoon at the Sault Ste. Marie Museum travelling exhibition

What is the link between orbiting satellites and the food on our plates? Learn the answer by visiting the Space to Spoon exhibition of the Canadian Space Agency.

The exhibition, designed in partnership with the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, explores Canadian space technology: the role it plays in agriculture and the impact it has on the food we eat.

Sault Ste. Marie Museum
690 Queen Street East
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6A 2A4
2019-09-19 to
Ended

Health in Space: Daring to Explore at the New Brunswick Museum

Astronauts' health is a top priority from the time they're selected until well after their final mission.

Health in Space: Daring to Explore is a travelling exhibition that explores how gravity, radiation, and isolation all pose unique health challenges for astronauts living and working in space.

This exhibition was developed and produced by the Canada Aviation and Space Museum in collaboration with the Canadian Space Agency.

New Brunswick Museum
Market Square
Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 4Z6
2019-09-16 to
Ended

Fall Industry Days

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) would like to invite you to our Fall Industry Days. This 3-day event, taking place at the CSA Headquarters in Saint-Hubert, -, will provide Canadian space industry with the opportunity to connect with leading international space companies, as to learn more about Canadian participation in the Lunar Gateway mission.

John H. Chapman Space Centre
6767 Route de l'Aéroport
Saint-Hubert, Quebec J3Y 8Y9
2019-09-16 to
Ended

Science Literacy Week 2019

Science Literacy Week highlights Canada's outstanding scientists and science communicators from coast to coast to coast. The goals are to showcase the excellence and diversity of Canadian science and to show how exciting science is. This year will highlight ocean research, ocean health, challenges facing ocean communities and wildlife, and solutions we can all implement at home. Join science centres and other numerous organizations across Canada for an in-depth look at how space science can help monitor the ocean.

Various locations
2019-07-20
Ended

Apollo 50: Celebrating Moon exploration across Canada for the event Apollo 50: Celebrating Moon exploration across Canada

Join CSA astronauts at Canadian science centres to mark 50 years since the lunar landing.

Different locations in Canada
2019-07-08 to
Ended

Space to Spoon Travelling Exhibition at the Lloydminster Cultural and Science Centre

What is the link between orbiting satellites and the food on our plates? Learn the answer by visiting the Space to Spoon exhibition of the Canadian Space Agency.

The exhibition, designed in partnership with the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, explores Canadian space technology: the role it plays in agriculture and the impact it has on the food we eat.

Lloydminster Cultural and Science Centre
4515 44 Street
Lloydminster, Saskatchewan S9V 0C6
2019-07-08 to
Ended

International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics 2019

This is a special opportunity for participants from Canada and around the world to come together and share their science and culture. marks the 100th anniversary of IUGG; we will look back on the accomplishments of the previous century of Earth and space science research, and forward to the next century of scientific advancement. The CSA will have a booth during the event.

Palais des congrès de Montréal
201 Viger Avenue West
Montreal, Quebec
2019-06-14 to
Ended

Travelling exposition "Health in Space: Daring to Explore" at the Northern Life Museum and Cultural Centre

Astronauts' health is a top priority from the time they're selected until well after their final mission.

Health in Space: Daring to Explore is a travelling exhibition that explores how gravity, radiation, and isolation all pose unique health challenges for astronauts living and working in space.

This exhibition was developed and produced by the Canada Aviation and Space Museum in collaboration with the Canadian Space Agency.

Northern Life Museum and Cultural Centre
110 King Street
Fort Smith, Northwest Territories X0E 0P0
2019-06-10 to
Ended

Space to Spoon Travelling Exhibition at the Le Village shopping mall (French only)

What is the link between orbiting satellites and the food on our plates? Learn the answer by visiting the Space to Spoon exhibition of the Canadian Space Agency.

The exhibition, designed in partnership with the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, explores Canadian space technology: the role it plays in agriculture and the impact it has on the food we eat.

Le Village shopping mall
Chemin de l'Équerre
Baie-Saint-Paul
, Quebec G3Z 2Y5

Organized by Club Bon Cœur des cardiaques de Charlevoix

2019-06-04 to
Ended

40th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing and Geomatics Atlantic

The 40th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing and Geomatics Atlantic will bring together academics, practitioners, vendors, and policy makers from the remote sensing and geomatics community in an informative and productive three-day event under the theme of Common Perspectives and NewSpace. The Canadian Space Agency will be on site to discuss the RADARSAT Constellation Mission as well as upcoming projects.

Tilley Hall, University of New Brunswick
9 Macaulay Lane
Fredericton, New Brunswick
2019-06-01 to
Ended

Saint Hubert Air Show 2019 (French only)

Join the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) at the Saint-Hubert Air Show, where the Royal Canadian Air Force's Snowbirds and other invited guests will give breathtaking performances. The École nationale d'aérotechnique has partnered with the city of Longueuil for this event. CSA experts will be on site to give a rover demonstration and answer your questions.

Saint-Hubert Airport
Centre technologique en aérospatiale
5555 l'ENA Road
Saint-Hubert, Quebec J3Y 8Y9
2019-05-15 to
Ended

Canada-Wide Science Fair 2019

The Canada-Wide Science Fair brings science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) out of the classroom, engaging youth in STEM solutions to real world issues. The CWSF is a celebration of Canada's brightest young minds and an inspiring exploration in STEM for thousands of visitors. On , live from the International Space Station, Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques will participate in the unveiling of the winners of the Little Inventors – Inventions for Space challenge.

Richard J. Currie Center,
University of New Brunswick
Fredericton, New Brunswick
2019-05-04 to
Ended

Science Odyssey 2019

Join Canadians across the country to for Science Odyssey, Canada's biggest festival of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics!

Various places
2019-04-30 and
Ended

Espace OSM 2019

On and , musicians from the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (OSM) will perform "The Planets" by composer Gustav Holst. The Canadian Space Agency is joining forces with the OSM to put on a free event at Espace OSM before the concerts. Watch Earth from the International Space Station and discover this fabulous orbiting lab in a spectacular virtual reality demonstration. All are welcome.

Maison symphonique de Montréal
1600 Saint-Urbain Street
Montreal, Quebec
H2X 0S1

Espace OSM, adjacent to the foyer of the Maison symphonique

2019-02-22
Ended

InvestmentSpace

InvestmentSpace will bring together venture capital investors, aspiring Canadian space entrepreneurs and start-up companies looking for funding, as well as business accelerators and incubators focused on space start-ups. The event will feature panel discussions by space entrepreneurs and investors as well as a session for start-up companies to showcase and pitch their business ideas.

St. Regis Hotel
Toronto, Ontario
2018-12-03 to
Ended

Milestones of David Saint-Jacques mission

Overview of the important milestones of David Saint-Jacques mission, activities and events.

Various places
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