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 Meet Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques New

As a kid, David Saint-Jacques travelled the world with his family, fostering his spirit of exploration, openness, curiosity and caring for others. An engineer and astrophysicist, David later became a family physician and practiced medicine in the Canadian Arctic. On May 13, 2009, he was recruited by the Canadian Space Agency as one of two new astronauts after a year-long ...
  • 2014
  • 00:03:50
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/27/2020

Canadian Space Agency Meet Canadian astronaut Jeremy Hansen New

As a young boy growing up on a farm in Southern Ontario, Jeremy Hansen turned his tree house into a spaceship. At the age of 12, he joined the Air Cadets and later became a CF-18 fighter pilot. A modern-day explorer, Jeremy has lived in underground caves, did geological training expeditions in the High Arctic and just generally craves adventure. ...
  • 2014
  • 00:03:58
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/27/2020