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Sending astronauts to space, building an instrument to scan an asteroid, discovering and exploring new planets, developing new technologies that will find their way back to Earth and better the lives of Canadians: These are some of the themes of my daily meetings.

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The life cycle and death of stars form the ingredients that make up Earth, making stars critical to life as we know it.

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res-actionproject 

In this action project, students from across Canada will develop computational thinking skills as they investigate, with CSA astronaut David Saint-Jacques, how one's indoor environment affects people's health and well-being both on Earth and in space. Coming soon!

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Litter isn’t just a problem in your neighbourhood on Earth. Learn how litter ends up in space, and what consequences it can cause.

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There’ll be a solar eclipse on August 21. Find out what that is, and how you can see it.

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Just like replicators on Star Trek, 3D printers can create all kinds of objects. One day, they’ll even be able to print human cells, tissues and organs. What medical processes might this change?

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Just received my PhD in 2016, now doing postdoctoral research!

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Learn how to operate Canadarm2 on board the International Space Station by watching astronaut Chris Hadfield use it to capture and dock a SpaceX Dragon capsule on March 3, 2013. (2:57)

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Searching for extraterrestrial life often means listening for radio waves coming from deep space. And if you’re interested, you can even help scientists sift through the data!

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On February 22, 2017, NASA announced that the Spitzer Space Telescope had located a system of at least seven rocky planets orbiting an ultra cool dwarf star.

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