Tag Archive "nasa"

Local firm excited about potential spinoffs of government commitment to ‘Lunar Gateway’

Canada’s support for NASA’s Lunar Gateway program comes as good news to a King-based firm. Canada’s commitment to participating in the Lunar Gateway forms the cornerstone of “Exploration, Imagination, Innovation: A New Space Strategy for Canada,” which aims to leverage Canadian strengths like robotics, while advancing science and innovation in exciting areas like AI and biomedical technologies.

King engineers setting their sights on Mars

A small, rather unimpressive looking device may very well hold the key to some new frontiers. The vestibulator doesn’t roll off the tongue and won’t garner any design aesthetic awards. It’s a functional product, capable of furthering humankind’s efforts in the final frontier.

The evolution of space stations – Part 1

This is the second of a series of articles covering space and science. I decided to divide the subject of space stations into 3 articles; this article will cover the history and construction of space stations; the next article will address Canadian participation and a third article on the uses and perceived benefits.

A brief history of the Space Shuttle

Over the next several months, I will be writing articles covering the latest developments in the world of space and science. Hopefully, they won’t be too technical and are designed to give you a feeling for what is happening in these fields.

Elementary school kids reach for the stars

While space may be the final frontier, for elementary students in Bolton and Virginia, it’s gotten a lot closer. St. Thomas Moore School in Arlington, Virgina, and Bolton’s St. John Paul II Elementary School have teamed up to build, launch and monitor a micro satellite.

Resident helped put Canada in the space game

Many people reach for the stars. For a King City man, his handiwork has been to space and back. Right now, far above us, the fruits of Jim Middleton’s labours are operating aboard one of mankind’s greatest achievements – the International Space Station.

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