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Space Exploration

CSA astronaut Jeremy Hansen

Students engage with CSA astronaut Jeremy Hansen during Let’s Talk Lunar

June 03, 2022

Over 2500 students joined Canadian astronaut Jeremy Hansen for an inspiring keynote during Let’s Talk Lunar, Exploring the Moon, brought to you by

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Anastasiia Prysyazhnyuk

Science and Innovation Lead, Health Beyond Initiative

I explore ways in which science and technology can provide solutions to healthcare problems in space and on Earth.
Katie Harris essayant une combinaison spatiale de simulation au Centre européen des astronautes.

Katie Harris (she/her)

Medical Student/Prospective Aerospace Medicine Specialist

I am working towards a career as an aerospace medicine specialist - a doctor who works with astronauts and keeps them healthy for long missions!
Cameron Dickenson

Cameron Dickinson

Senior Engineer, Space Exploration

I work on sensors and camera technology for use on planetary exploration missions.
man on moon

Lunar Rover Research Challenge

This competition-based space project launching in Fall 2022 will challenge students to design a lunar rover research mission.

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Peter Visscher

Robotic Vehicle Development, General Manager

I work with my team to develop extreme robotic vehicles designed to operate off-road and off-planet.
Yuri Gagarin Capsule and space suit

Human Spaceflight: The First 50 Years

A history of the first 50 years of human space flight.

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Let's Talk Mars Resources

Discover a set of resources to get you up to speed on the discussion surrounding Mars

The face of the planet Mars (NASA)

Destination Mars

Discover how space agencies have explored the Red Planet in the past and present and learn about the future of human spaceflight to the red planet.

Astronauts from the Apollo Mission landing on the moon.

Let's Talk Lunar Resources

Discover some background information on how we'll learn to live and work on the Moon - and beyond!

Miriam Micael

Miriam Micael

Engineer, Project Management

As a project manager at the Canadian Space Agency, Miriam makes sure projects get done on time and on budget.
Mars Perseverance rover

Exploration of the Planets in the Solar System

Learn about how spacecraft have helped us learn about our Solar System.

Pluto lit by a distant Sun

Meet Our Dwarf Planets

Learn about the dwarf planets in our Solar System.

Student drawn postcard representing habitation spheres on an extra-terrestrial planet.

Send a Postcard to Space

Send a postcard to space and back thanks to a partnership with Club for the Future. The Club’s mission is to inspire students to pursue careers in STEM and help visualize the future of life in space. This page describes the project and how to get your postcards to space.

Student drawn postcard representing habitation spheres on an extra-terrestrial planet.

Imagine Future Careers

Spark creativity and curiosity by sending a postcard to space thanks to a partnership between Tomatosphere™ and Club for the Future founded. Students will imagine the jobs of the future in space and represent their thoughts on a postcard which will then be sent to space.