The NASA Perseverance rover stands surrounded by sample tubes on the surface of Mars. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS) | SkyNews
Canada joins Mars sample return prep team

NASA’s Perseverance rover aims to deliver rocks back to Earth by 2033; a Canadian will be involved in bringing these precious payloads home. 

(NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona) | SkyNews
Canada prepares for asteroid sample return

Bits of asteroid Bennu will parachute back to Earth from space later this year, on Sept. 24, 2023.

Exoplanets are a rapidly expanding frontier of space research. (NASA/JPL-Caltech) | SkyNews
Awards set up Canadian space research for coming years

McGill University and the Université de Montréal, both based in Québec, are among the beneficiaries of recent space grants — including in exoplanets.

A camera mounted on the Orion spacecraft captured the Moon as Orion prepared for its return powered flyby. (NASA)
Canadian antennas track Artemis during Moon mission

“We used those antennas to track and measure Artemis on its way to the Moon by listening to their spaceship transmissions,” said Michel Doyon.

Artist's illustration of the SWOT spacecraft. (CNESHED) | SkyNews
SWOT satellite ready to watch Canadian waters

The spacecraft will provide much-needed data on changes in our lakes and coastlines.

Gordon Osinski, acting director for the Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration at Western University. | SkyNews
WesternU’s Gordon Osinski to lead first Moon mission

A $43 million Canadian-built lunar rover will lift off for the Moon’s South Pole in 2026.

A view of the CHIME telescope array at night. | SkyNews
Canadian CHIME telescope earns team major award

The Brockhouse Canada Prize is one of the top science honours in the country.

AOS for weather and air quality forecasting and climate modelling. (Credit: NASA) | SkyNews
Canada will watch climate change like a HAWC

Set to launch in 2031, Canada’s mission joins an international effort to fight global warming from space.

September 2009 artist conception of the James Webb Space Telescope. Credit: NASA |SkyNews
An astronomy professor’s passion for numismatics

Harvey Richer transformed his numismatics work into a new book called “100 Greatest Canadian Coins and Tokens”.