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Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques launched from Kazakhstan on December 3, 2018 on a six month mission aboard the International Space Station. This page will feature all the latest news, video and images from his mission.

Carré Technologies Astroskin Gets Green Light for Use on the International Space Station

Today the Canadian Space Agency awarded Carré Technologies of Montreal a contract worth as much as $2.4 million over 18 months to continue work on Astroskin, a bio-monitoring system which Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques will use on his six month mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

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University of Calgary Researchers Partner with the Canadian Space Agency on ISS Health Experiment

Funding for University of Calgary researcher Giuseppe Iaria's Wayfinding project was announced on Wednesday by the Canadian Space Agency. Pictured with Iaria, at right, are Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques, centre, and grad student Ford Burles, a member of the Wayfinding team. Credit: Riley Brandt, University of Calgary.

Anyone who has watched a science fiction movie about travelling in space knows that the weightless environment of microgravity on a space ship affects your ability to navigate and orient yourself. But in real life, the impact of microgravity on an astronaut’s brain both in space and after returning to earth has received very little scientific attention.

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