NASA’s Perseverance rover aims to deliver rocks back to Earth by 2033; a Canadian will be involved in bringing these precious payloads home.
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Bits of asteroid Bennu will parachute back to Earth from space later this year, on Sept. 24, 2023.
McGill University and the Université de Montréal, both based in Québec, are among the beneficiaries of recent space grants — including in exoplanets.
“We used those antennas to track and measure Artemis on its way to the Moon by listening to their spaceship transmissions,” said Michel Doyon.
The spacecraft will provide much-needed data on changes in our lakes and coastlines.
A $43 million Canadian-built lunar rover will lift off for the Moon’s South Pole in 2026.
The Brockhouse Canada Prize is one of the top science honours in the country.
Set to launch in 2031, Canada’s mission joins an international effort to fight global warming from space.
Harvey Richer transformed his numismatics work into a new book called “100 Greatest Canadian Coins and Tokens”.