Maritime Launch Services aims for 2022 space mission

Sky News This Week: A Nova Scotia spaceport has secured funding and selected construction teams, aiming to send its first mission into space by 2022.

NASA's Mars Perseverance rover captured this image on May 18, 2021. (NASA/JPL-Caltech) | SkyNews
Canadian mine shows possible life-friendly conditions for Mars

Sky News This Week: Researchers are using the environment at the Kidd Mine in Timmins, Ontario, to better understand how subsurface life could form on Mars

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Canadian astronomers urge action on satellite constellations

Sky News This Week: A new report by Canadian scientists warns that we need to work on preserving our skies for scientific and cultural reasons.

This artist’s illustration displays the scientific capabilities of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. | SkyNews
Canada is on board for James Webb Space Telescope

In Sky News This Week: Ten Canadians have been selected to lead teams that to use the James Webb Space Telescope.

Alberta teen wins international science video competition

Maryam Tsegaye won $400,000 in education prizes in the Breakthrough Prize Foundation’s sixth annual Junior Challenge.

The Canadian Space Agency awarded MDA a contract to establish the technical requirements to build Canadarm3. MDA also built Canadarm and Canadarm2. | SkyNews: Where Earth Meets Sky
Canadian space company takes steps to go public

In Sky News This Week: Canadarm maker MDA announced on March 22 that it is filing paperwork for an initial public offering of stock.

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New worlds in art and space

Sky News This Week: The Mont Mégantic Observatory is getting welcome publicity through a new art exhibition.

Canadian sentinels watch for streaking meteors

In Sky News This Week: The trail of a rare fireball streaking across Alberta skies caught the camera of Athabasca University on February 22.

Perseverance rover starts rolling on Mars

In Sky News This Week: Researchers prepare for great scientific opportunities as NASA’s newest rover lands on the Red Planet

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