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Tomatosphere: Sowing the seeds of discovery through student science



Billed as the successor to the famed Hubble Space Telescope, the James Webb Space Telescope (Webb) is the most complex and powerful telescope ever built.

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Canada has the largest national parks system in the world - 42 national parks. Visit: "Space in my Daily Life"

Canada invests in the James Webb Space Telescope

Industry Minister James Moore and Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Jeremy Hansen visited students at Elgin Street Public School to talk about Canada’s role in the James Webb Space Telescope, the most powerful space telescope ever built. Source: Canadian Space Agency

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NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly poses with 600,000 tomato seeds

The next batch of Tomatosphere seeds in space!

2015-05-07 - The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Astronaut Scott Kelly poses with 600,000 tomato seeds for the Tomatosphere educational project. These space-faring seeds will be distributed to about 18,000 classes in Canada and the US during the 2015-16 school year. The seeds were launched to the International Space Station (ISS) on board SpaceX's Dragon on April 14, and will return to Earth on May 21. (Credit: NASA)

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Canadian Space technology helps breast cancer patients

The Centre for Surgical Innovation and Invention turned to Canadarm technology to develop IGAR (Image-Guided Autonomous Robot), a promising platform offering one stop diagnosis and treatment for patients with a high risk of breast cancer. More information on Canadian Space technology

Keeping an eye on Earth

Capable of scanning the Earth at all times, day or night through any weather conditions, RADARSAT-2 has typically acquired more than 30,000 images a year since its launch in 2007. More information on RADARSAT-2