Our mission is to strengthen Canada's future in space by providing all post-secondary students with unique projects, research programs, and professional development opportunities in the Canadian space industry.

Our Latest Projects

CAN-RGX

CAN-RGX

The reduced gravity experiment challenge is back for its second year!

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CAN-SBX

A new research experiment opportunity! Stratospheric Balloons!

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Act-In-Space

Act In Space

A new space entrepeneurship competition comes to Canada!

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MarsSat

MarsSat

Design a solution to the communication issues surrounding Mars settlement!

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Latest News

Terraforming Mars

It’s one idea to have astronauts stay in life-support domes on the Martian surface; it’s another to transform the entire planet into a habitable paradise. The fantasy of terraforming Mars has been prominent for a long, long time. The prospect permeates media, from sci-fi novels like Arthur C. Clarke’s The Sands of Mars in 1951 to modern films like 2015’s The Martian. At first glance, the idea seems entirely fanciful, but scientists have actually developed a few theoretical methods of terraformation over the years. Even though the undertaking would be an unrealistically expensive and energy consumptive endeavour as of now, perhaps it is a future that humanity can one day claim as its own.

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National Research Council Canada

National Research Council Canada

Canadian Space Society

Canadian Space Society

Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency

University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies

University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies

MDA

MDA

Canadensys

Canadensys