Moon exploration

Countries from around the world are getting ready to send humans farther into our solar system, beyond the International Space Station. Nearly 400,000 km away from our planet, the Moon represents a crucial stepping stone in humanity's quest to travel onwards to Mars.

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The Lunar Gateway

The Lunar Gateway is the next major international collaboration in human space exploration.

Canada's role in Moon exploration

Canada is participating in major lunar exploration initiatives.


The Gateway's smart robotic system will work autonomously.

The future of space exploration: beyond the International Space Station

Crews travelling farther from Earth will require more independence and autonomy.

Information kit

News release, backgrounder, images and videos.



What's new in Moon exploration.

Moon exploration Videos

Videos about Moon exploration.

Moon exploration Images

Images related to Moon exploration.

Building on a lunar legacy: Canadian astronauts look towards a new chapter of Moon exploration


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