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…

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.…

NASA says India’s anti-satellite test produced 400 pieces of space debris, threatening the ISS

India on Wednesday declined to comment on a statement by a U.S. space official that India’s recent test of an anti-satellite weapon created debris that could threaten the International Space Station. Story continues below India’s Defence Ministry spokesman Col. Aman…

Edmonton students compete to have their science project head to International Space Station

Science classes these days sure aren’t what they used to be. Technology and innovation is at the forefront of Julie Arsenault’s classes at Edmonton’s Michael Strembitsky School, and students there are hoping to take their science projects to new heights. The kids…