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We Are Canada: The people who will help forge our future

Ken Dryden on the Canadians who show us what’s possible—and what Canada could be, as we enter its sesquicentennial. Maayan Ziv zips around downtown Toronto. She is in a wheelchair, but that doesn’t matter hugely [...]

By | April 4th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Zee News’ DNA | Shawna’s work with Project PoSSUM

DNA: Meet Shawna Pandya, the third Indian-origin female space scientist

By | February 10th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Here’s What the Next Generation of Space Travellers Might Be Wearing

"They have to deal with pooping inside a pressurized space suit. That's where NASA is spending their money.” With the advent of commercial spaceflight, more people will be travelling into space, and they'll need something [...]

By | November 3rd, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

Meet some of Canada’s keenest astronaut candidates

Canadians have a shot at being hired as an astronaut for the first time since 2009. The Canadian Space Agency is accepting applications for two astronaut positions until Aug. 15. The recruitment campaign was announced on June 17. [...]

By | August 8th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments – Cool Careers: Shawna Pandya

Want to meet a real life superstar? Let us introduce you to Dr. Shawna Pandya - a medical doctor AND a citizen science astronaut. Who would have thought you could have not just one but [...]

By | July 14th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

Doctor Cosmonaut: Shawna Pandya

It takes a lot of hard work to make it into space, and that’s only Shawna Pandya’s side job. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TELUS Optik Local supports compelling, original stories told by filmmakers from BC and Alberta by

By | July 13th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments