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The CSA coordinates all civil, space-related programs on behalf of the Government of Canada. Terms: http://bit.ly/1KcFPYP @agencespatialecanadienne
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Did you know we use high-altitude balloons for space science? Our Strato-Science 2019 campaign is now underway in Timmins, Ontario. 
Here’s how we prepare to launch a stratospheric balloon: http://asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/sciences/balloons/campaign-2019.asp.

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Did you know we use high-altitude balloons for space science? Our Strato-Science 2019 campaign is now underway in Timmins, Ontario. Here’s how we prepare to launch a stratospheric balloon: http://asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/sciences/balloons/campaign-2019.asp

Astronauts are smart and driven people with amazing stories and experiences to share.

If you are a grade 6 to 9 Canadian educator, you could win a visit from a CSA astronaut or expert to your school or youth organization!

Does your group have what it takes? Head to our website and register for #JuniorAstronauts today! (link in bio)

#JuniorAstronauts #youth #astronaut #space #STEM #teacher #teaching #teacherresources #education #canada #canadians
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Astronauts are smart and driven people with amazing stories and experiences to share. If you are a grade 6 to 9 Canadian educator, you could win a visit from a CSA astronaut or expert to your school or youth organization! Does your group have what

Astronauts on board the @iss are preparing for tomorrow’s spacewalk! Let CSA astronaut @astrodavids walk you though the important features of the spacesuit worn by astronauts during these risky operations. 
Video: CSA/NASA

#DareToExplore #davidsaintjacques #Canadian #astronaut #space #mission #iss #spacestation #spacewalk #eva
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Astronauts on board the @iss are preparing for tomorrow’s spacewalk! Let CSA astronaut @astrodavids walk you though the important features of the spacesuit worn by astronauts during these risky operations. Video: CSA/NASA #daretoexplore #davidsaint

Happy birthday to former Canadian Space Agency astronaut Dr. Robert Thirsk!

He was the first Canadian astronaut to fly a long duration expedition aboard the @iss and to travel aboard a Russian Soyuz vehicle.

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#robertthirsk #happybirthday #happybday #astronaut #canadianastronaut #pioneer #anniversary #space #spacestation
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Happy birthday to former Canadian Space Agency astronaut Dr. Robert Thirsk! He was the first Canadian astronaut to fly a long duration expedition aboard the @iss and to travel aboard a Russian Soyuz vehicle. Photo: CSA #robertthirsk #happybirthday

Canada’s Bio-Monitor smart shirt is being used for science for the first time! This week, the @iss crew will use it to record vital signs for Vascular Aging, new 🇨🇦 study led by University of Waterloo researchers that could shed light on insulin resistance in space. For more information about Canadian space technologies and experiments happening, check out the ISS section of our website (link in bio).
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Canada’s Bio-Monitor smart shirt is being used for science for the first time! This week, the @iss crew will use it to record vital signs for Vascular Aging, new 🇨🇦 study led by University of Waterloo researchers that could shed light on insulin resi

From CSA astronaut @astro_kutryk:
A sunny day @nasakennedy. With @nasa quickly progressing towards the launch of new, human-rated vehicles in the near future, the Cape is becoming an even busier place. It’s 800 miles from Houston by T38. Always an interesting and scenic flight. Pictured, the massive vehicle assembly building, or VAB. The moon rockets were stacked inside of it, as will be SLS with Orion.

#astronaut #jet #t38 #pilot #flight #space #nasa #capecanaveral #flying
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From CSA astronaut @astro_kutryk : A sunny day @nasakennedy. With @nasa quickly progressing towards the launch of new, human-rated vehicles in the near future, the Cape is becoming an even busier place. It’s 800 miles from Houston by T38. Always an in

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On this #InternationalYouthDay, we acknowledge the passion and perseverance of Krishna Nair, with whom we had the pleasure of collaborating with during our 2019 Strato-Science balloon campaign. Here is her story.
@CNES_france

#youth #cdnspace #STEM #balloon #stratosphericballoon #stratos
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On this #internationalyouthday , we acknowledge the passion and perseverance of Krishna Nair, with whom we had the pleasure of collaborating with during our 2019 Strato-Science balloon campaign. Here is her story. @cnes_france #youth #cdnspace #stem

This week on board the @iss, Canada’s #Dextre – the most sophisticated space robot ever built – will conduct tests to show how robots could refuel satellites and spacecraft in space! 🤖 🇨🇦 Read the full story in the ISS News section of our website (link in bio). #canadianrobotics #dextre #iss #internationalspacestation #space #robotics #animation
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This week on board the @iss , Canada’s #dextre – the most sophisticated space robot ever built – will conduct tests to show how robots could refuel satellites and spacecraft in space! 🤖 🇨🇦 Read the full story in the ISS News section of our website (li

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Tomorrow, the Perseids meteor shower will be visible and will peak on Monday and Tuesday. Ahead of the celestial show, we have a challenge. Can you spot the Perseus constellation in the sky tonight?

Perseus will lie just below the Cassiopeia constellation, or the big “W”. The meteors white streaks will point towards Perseus. In some cases, the Perseids will spread throughout the sky, because the dust that enters the atmosphere is distributed over a large area.

#astronomy #perseid #stars #stargazing #starfinder #constellations #northernlights #astronomy #amateurastronomy #space #nature #meteor #meteorshower
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Tomorrow, the Perseids meteor shower will be visible and will peak on Monday and Tuesday. Ahead of the celestial show, we have a challenge. Can you spot the Perseus constellation in the sky tonight? Perseus will lie just below the Cassiopeia constel

Happy International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples!
Canada’s RADARSAT satellites take daily scans of our land to help northern travelers and indigenous peoples plan their travels safely. RCM user, Brian Koonoo and resource management officer at @parks.canada relies on RCM data to navigate cold and hazardous environments as he studies the changing environments in the northern regions of Canada. 
Visit our website to read his full story.

#nunavut #icetravel #northerncommunities #northerncommunity #ParksCanada #radarsat #EO #Earthobservation #satellite #satellitedata #ice #snow #ArcticTogether #Arctic
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Happy International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples! Canada’s RADARSAT satellites take daily scans of our land to help northern travelers and indigenous peoples plan their travels safely. RCM user, Brian Koonoo and resource management officer a

The ️‍ is flying over our headquarters to celebrate and honour our LGBTQ2+ employees and local community during Montréal Pride (August 8-18)! #loveislove #pride #pridemtl #freetobeme #lgbtq #lgbtq2 #prideseason @fiertemontreal
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The ️‍ is flying over our headquarters to celebrate and honour our LGBTQ2+ employees and local community during Montréal Pride (August 8-18)! #loveislove #pride #pridemtl #freetobeme #lgbtq #lgbtq2 #prideseason @fiertemontreal

Don’t miss out on your chance to view Mercury tomorrow morning! Mercury will reach greatest elongation around sunrise in the eastern sky. If you have trouble viewing the planet with the naked eye, a pair of binoculars will allow you to spot the smallest planet in the Solar System.

#mercury #space #planet #astronomy #smallestplanet #mercuryplanet #spaceexploration #moon #earth #sun #skygazing #sky
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Don’t miss out on your chance to view Mercury tomorrow morning! Mercury will reach greatest elongation around sunrise in the eastern sky. If you have trouble viewing the planet with the naked eye, a pair of binoculars will allow you to spot the small