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In the future, space travel could rely on energy sources such as nuclear fission, fusion, and matter-anti-matter annihilation.

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Helium is the second most plentiful element in the universe. So how can we possibly be in the middle of a helium shortage?

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Space is not empty. From our neighbouring planets in the Solar System to distant galaxies, there is a lot to see above us. Where did the Earth come from? How old is the universe? We look to the skies for the answers to these and other questions.

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One of humanity’s greatest technological leaps came when we began to send spacecraft and people into space. What are the challenges and opportunities that await us in space? How does everything from rockets to robots let us go to places that we once only dreamt of?

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This timeline marks significant events in the history of Canadian aerospace and its impact on Canadian society.

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Learn about telescopes, how they work & why they're important in this Sky Science 101 Backgrounder.

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Something big is happening on the sun. NASA reports that the sun's global magnetic field is about to flip, a sign that Solar Max has arrived.

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Expedition 36 Crew Member, astronaut Karen Nyberg, demonstrates how she washes her hair in space onboard the International Space Station

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SpaceX's (www.spacex.com) Grasshopper reusable rocket prototype does something most rockets don't do: land in one piece. This video gives you a cool overhead of a June 2013 test flight as it takes off, flies over 325 m high, then lands.

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Chris Hadfield describes the problems and solutions to using a toilet in space. You may never be able to look at shooting stars the same.

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