Canada’s newest astronauts finish basic training at NASA in Texas

It’s a small step toward the moon, but a giant leap for two Canadians. Joshua Kudryk and Jenni Sidey-Gibbons graduated Friday along with 11 Americans from NASA’s basic astronaut training and will be part of the next generation of space…

David Saint-Jacques gets hero’s welcome in return to space agency headquarters

Astronaut David Saint-Jacques was met with thunderous applause Wednesday as he returned to a hero’s welcome at the Canadian Space Agency headquarters near Montreal. READ MORE: David Saint-Jacques getting used to life on Earth after space mission Space agency staff…

David Saint-Jacques getting used to life on Earth after space mission

HOUSTON — Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques says he’s adapting well to life back on Earth following a more than six-month mission in space. Speaking from the Johnson Space Centre in Houston, Saint-Jacques told reporters today he’s doing well, all things…

David Saint-Jacques doing well after return to Earth, Canadian Space Agency says

MONTREAL — The Canadian Space Agency says astronaut David Saint-Jacques is doing well as he continues his long journey home after a six-month stint aboard the International Space Station. The 49-year-old Quebec native boarded a NASA plane during the night…

Winners of Canada-wide contest invent tools for easier life in space

The Canadian Space Agency challenged children across the country to come up with clever ideas that could be developed into inventions to make life in space easier and more fun. On Thursday, hundreds of students from across the country gathered…

Winners of Canada-wide contest are building the tools for an easier life in space

The Canadian Space Agency challenged children across the country to come up with clever ideas that could be developed into inventions to make life in space easier and more fun. As Megan Yamoah reports, the winners had a chance to…

Astronaut David Saint Jacques set to become first Canadian spacewalker in 12 years

LONGUEUIL, Que. – Astronaut David Saint-Jacques will become the first Canadian spacewalker in 12 years when he embarks on a roughly seven-hour mission planned for today. Canadian Space Agency robotics flight controllers will provide support to the Canadian astronaut while…

Astronaut David Saint-Jacques’ family look up to him every day from home in Montreal

Before David Saint-Jacques left on his six-month mission to the International Space Station, he says his biggest concern was leaving his family behind. Four months into his mission, his family says they are adjusting to life with him in space.…