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AuroraMAX aurora borealis simulator

Come discover the AuroraMAX aurora borealis simulator at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre in Yellowknife and learn about how the northern lights form in the Earth's upper atmosphere, how we can observe them on Earth, and the effects of solar activity on Earth.

Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre
4750 48th Street
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2L9
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Atmospheric Science Community Workshop

The Canadian scientific community is invited by the CSA Atmospheric Science Advisory Committee to participate in a workshop to identify space science and technology objectives in the field of atmospheric sciences for Canada. The invitation is open to members of the Canadian academic community (e.g. professors, senior researchers), government scientists and managers, members of Canadian industry and interested international colleagues.

Canadian Space Agency
6767 Route de l'Aéroport
Saint-Hubert, Quebec
J3Y 8Y9
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Québec Mines Conference

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) will have a booth at the Québec Mines Conference, which will take place from to at the Québec City Convention Centre.

(10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), is Discovery Day, which is open to the general public. The CSA will display its Small Planetary Rover Platform (SPRP) and Martin Picard, robotics engineer, will give two presentations, at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., on the CSA's rover fleet and on how the rovers have been adapted for mining exploration.

, and will be for elementary and high school groups.

Convention Centre
1000 René-Lévesque Blvd. East
Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5T8
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Solar-Terrestrial Science Community Workshop

The Canadian scientific community is invited to participate in a workshop to identify space science and technology objectives in the field of solar-terrestrial sciences for Canada. Members of the Canadian academic community, government scientists and managers, members of Canadian industry, and interested international colleagues are invited to attend this two-day workshop. Please note that all future announcements related to the workshop will be made through the CSA's solar-terrestrial sciences mailing list. To subscribe to the list, send an email to join-solar-terrestrial-sciences@lyris.asc-csa.gc.ca.

Canadian Space Agency
6767 Route de l'Aéroport
Saint-Hubert, Quebec
J3Y 8Y9
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Space to Spoon Travelling Exhibition.

What is the link between orbiting satellites and the food on our plates? Learn the answer by visiting the Space to Spoon new exhibition of the Canadian Space Agency.

The exhibition, designed in partnership with the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, explores Canadian space technology: the role it plays in agriculture and what impact it has on the food we eat.

Planétarium Rio Tinto Alcan, Espace pour la vie
4801 avenue Pierre-De Coubertin
Montreal, Quebec H1V 3V4
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2150 autoroute des Laurentides
Laval, Quebec H7T 2T8
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