96-year-old amateur radio operator at Ontario Science Centre speaks with astronaut

Jean Moffett crossed an item off her bucket list on Wednesday by speaking with Commander Luca Parmitano, an Italian astronaut from the European Space Agency, aboard the International Space Station. “Commander Parmitano, I have two questions to ask you: Do…

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…

Raptors, Greta, Dolly: Here’s what Canadians Googled in 2019

Search engine giant Google has released its annual list of the top searches this year. The Year in Search is Google’s annual analysis of trillions of searches performed globally throughout the year. Here are Canada’s top trending searches of 2019:…

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…

After 6 months in space, Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques will return to Earth

LONGUEUIL, Que. — Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques is set to return to Earth late Monday as his six-month mission comes to an end. Speaking to reporters today from the International Space Station a final time before his return, Saint-Jacques says…

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…

Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques announces winners of science contest

Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques took time from his busy schedule on the International Space Station today to encourage young students to pursue science – telling them they are the future. READ MORE: Astronaut David Saint-Jacques becomes first Canadian spacewalker in…