New Canadian Cash Unveiled From Orbit


Published on Apr 30, 2013

Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 35 Commander Chris Hadfield of the Canadian Space Agency unveiled new Canadian currency from orbit April 30 in a ceremony with Canadian officials at the Bank of Canada in Ottawa, Canada. Hadfield, who is the first Canadian commander of the orbital laboratory, joined a host of Canadian dignitaries including Finance Minister James Flaherty in displaying new Canadian currency bearing the likeness of the Canadarm2 robotic arm and Canadian astronauts. Hadfield is scheduled to return to Earth in a Soyuz spacecraft May 14 after spending five months in orbit.



Controlling the ISS


Published on May 1, 2013

How do you control the International Space Station, a ship the size of five hockey rinks? And from where? CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield answers these questions from inside the heart of the matter. Credit: CSA/NASA

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Wringing out Water on the ISS – for Science!


Published on Apr 16, 2013

CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield performed a simple science experiment designed by grade 10 Lockview High School students Kendra Lemke and Meredith Faulkner. The students from Fall River, Nova Scotia won a national science contest held by the Canadian Space Agency with their experiment on surface tension in space using a wet washcloth. Credit: Canadian Space Agency/NASA

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks with Chris Hadfield


Published on Mar 15, 2013

Video highlights of Prime Minister Stephen Harper, his wife Laureen and young Canadians chatting with Commander Chris Hadfield via video downlink. Hadfield discusses the importance of Canada to the International Space Station and vice versa, as well as touting the importance of education, a healthy lifestyle and the ability to make decisions as critical factors to becoming an astronaut or in a more general sense, achieving your personal goals. Credit: CSA/NASA