Canadian Space Agency - updates

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Russian, North American astronauts return to earth

Jun 25, 2019 - 1:47 PM

NASA's Anne McClain, Oleg Kononenko of Roscosmos, and the Canadian Space Agency's David Saint-Jacques emerge from the space craft to applause from support crews

LANDING SAFELY. This handout photo released by NASA shows Expedition 59 astronaut David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) being helped out of the Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft near the town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on June 25, 2019. Photo by NASA/Bill Ingalls/AFP

NASA extends space station life to 2024

Jan 09, 2014 - 7:29 AM

The orbiting outpost the largest space lab ever built was launched to fanfare in 1998 and had been expected to remain in operation until 2020

The International Space Station (ISS) as photographed from the space shuttle Endeavour on May 29, 2011. Image courtesy NASA

Star Canadian spaceman Chris Hadfield retiring

Jun 11, 2013 - 7:44 PM

It has been an incredible adventure Hadfield 53 said of his 35 years of service as a fighter pilot and astronaut with the Canadian Space Agency

Official photo of Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Chris Hadfield prior to the launch of mission Expedition 34/35. Credit: Canadian Space Agency

NASA ISS astronauts to hold live Google+ hangout

Feb 08, 2013 - 3:37 PM

Astronauts on board the International Space Station will be holding a live Google Hangout later this February

SPACE HANGOUT. Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield, Expedition 34 flight engineer, in the Destiny laboratory of the International Space Station. Photo from NASA