Canadian Space Agency

Canada has a long and proud history of innovation and leadership in space. The Canadian Space Agency, located in Longueuil, Quebec, is responsible for managing all of Canada's civil space-related activities. This includes Canada’s astronauts, Earth observation satellites, astronomy and planetary studies, science aboard the International Space Station and the development of innovative space technologies and applications used on Earth.

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Episodes

Canadian Space Agency Five senses in space: Hearing New

In space, no one can hear you scream, but inside the International Space Station it's a whole other story. Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield describes what he hears every day, and shares a few sweet strands of his own sounds as well.
  • 2013
  • 00:01:00
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/19/2020

Canadian Space Agency Five senses in space: Sight New

Flattened eyeballs? Random flashes of light? Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield explains how vision is altered during spaceflight.
  • 2013
  • 00:01:00
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/19/2020

Canadian Space Agency Five senses in space: Smell New

Burnt steak and gunpowder in the airlock? Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield describes how the sense of smell is hampered in orbit.
  • 2013
  • 00:00:40
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/19/2020

Canadian Space Agency Five senses in space: Taste New

In space, fluid distribution to the head can cause congestion, dulling the sense of taste. Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield shows us his personal favourite food that has a little extra kick to stir the taste buds.
  • 2013
  • 00:00:40
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/19/2020

Canadian Space Agency Five senses in space: Touch New

Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield describes how astronauts use their feet differently under the near-weightless environment of the International Space Station. See how it affects their sense of touch.
  • 2013
  • 00:00:41
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/19/2020

Canadian Space Agency Sleeping in space New

It's bedtime on the International Space Station. Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield shows us how astronauts sleep in space.
  • 2013
  • 00:02:43
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/19/2020

Canadian Space Agency Tears in space (don't fall) New

Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield demonstrates the physics of tears in space.
  • 2013
  • 00:01:24
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/19/2020