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[TEMPORARY EXHIBITION] Presented until August 23, 2020 Health in Space demystifies the health challenges — such as variable gravity, radiation, and isolation — that astronauts face while living and working in space. Through authentic artifacts and captivating interactive activities, this…

Background Did you know that many astronauts were airplane pilots before being recruited to go into space? This is a skill that is highly sought after by space agencies. Pilots understand their planes and the forces that are exerted on…

Since May 16th, the Cosmodôme astronaut training room displays a full-scale jet engine model. It represents an axial flow Rolls-Royce Avon engine, commercialized between 1950 and 1974. It can be found, in particular, on the British Hawker Hunter fighter aircraft…

Exoplanets, habitable zones and super-Earths..the quest for extraterrestrial life is now closer than ever with the launch of TESS: Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite. On Monday the 16th of April 2018, at, The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is scheduled to…

With less than a year before his departure to the International Space Station, David Saint-Jacques will undergo a very rigorous training to prepare himself for his Expedition 58/59 mission. It will soon be two years since Canada welcomed the official…

Have you ever imagined what the Earth looks like from space, at more than 300km? You don’t need to anymore thanks to this exclusive video: it’s as if you were there! Check out the incredible footage here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wfoy_OvNDvw Commander Randy…

Guess who passed by the Cosmodome last October 3rd? The Canadian astronaut Dave Williams. As Chris Hadfield or Julie Payette, he also completed a mission

On September 5th, NASA’s Voyager mission celebrated its 40th anniversary. One of the twin probes, Voyager 1, has even reached interstellar space!

Back-to-school is a time of excitement and nervousness for all students of the country…and even for our two new Canadian astronauts: Jenni and Joshua!