Canadian Space Agency (CSA): Development & Application of Space Knowledge

CSA, Canadian Space Agency: Development and Application of Space Knowledge for Canadians and HumanityThe Canadian Space Agency is committed to leading the development and application of space knowledge for the benefit of Canadians and humanity. To achieve this, the Agency promotes an environment where all levels of the organization:

  • pursue excellence collectively
  • advocate a client-oriented attitude
  • support employee-oriented practices and open communications
  • commit itself to both empowerment and accountability and
  • pledge to cooperate and work with partners to our mutual benefit

Mandate: To promote the peaceful use and development of space, to advance the knowledge of space through science and to ensure that space science and technology provide social and economic benefits for Canadians.

Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Chris Hadfield Launchiversary

On December 18, 2012 CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield launched to the International Space Station, capturing the world’s attention and igniting an interest in science and technology for a new generation of explorers. CSA is honoured to have worked with Chris bringing this mission and space exploration to Canadians. Click Here for more on Expedition 34-35.

Life in Orbit on International Space Station

Canadarm2 Catches the Cygnus Resupply Spacecraft

Computer-generated animation of Cygnus’s cosmic catch and the docking to the International Space Station by Canadarm2 at an accelerated rate.

Exhibit for Canada’s National Space Icon: Canadarm