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Funding to support space research in Canadian post-secondary institutions - Infographic


2021-07-23 - The infographic describes the fields of research, the projects funded, and the researchers who participated in the Flights and Fieldwork for the Advancement of Science and Technology (FAST) funding initiative. (Credit: Canadian Space Agency)

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Through its FAST funding initiative, the CSA supports the development of space science and technologies and enables students and young researchers to gain hands-on experience in space-like missions.

Fields of research:

  • Space health and life sciences
  • Atmospheric science
  • Astronomy
  • Earth system science
  • Innovative space technologies
  • Planetary exploration
  • Solar-Terrestrial science

Since the initiative was created in 2010

  • 118 projects funded in 29 Canadian universities
  • Over $29.5M invested in the projects.

Over 950 participants

  • Undergraduate students: 37%
  • Graduate students (master's or Ph.D.): 46%
  • Post-doctoral fellows: 17%

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Photo taken on December 20, 2017

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