December 2018

Science

The official Expedition crew portrait with (from left) NASA astronaut Anne McClain, Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, and astronaut David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency.
Dec 19 2018

David Saint-Jacques Is Out of This World

Move over, Chris Hadfield. There’s a new Canuck on the International Space Station (ISS). David Saint-Jacques is the ninth Canadian to go to space. He and two other astronauts blasted off from Kazakhstan on December 3. They are spending six months aboard the space...

Entertainment

Figure skaters Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir sign their star as they are inducted into the 2018 Canada Walk of Fame during a press red carpet event in Toronto on ] December 1, 2018.(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young)
Dec 14 2018

Starring… Canada!

Canada’s Walk of Fame is twinkling a little brighter this year. On December 1, it added some bright new stars. These Canadian VIPs come from many fields. From sports and the arts. From science and business. They’ve all done something to make Canada proud. Canada’s Walk...

Science

This image from InSight's robotic-arm mounted Instrument Deployment Camera shows the instruments on the spacecraft's deck, with the Martian surface of Elysium Planitia in the background. The image was received on December 4, 2018 (Sol 8). Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Dec 07 2018

Inside the Red Planet

November 26 was a big day for NASA. The InSight spacecraft, which left Earth in May, was ready to land on Mars. Mission control at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory was packed with people. As InSight entered the atmosphere, everyone watched the monitors. Scientists were...