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Human Exploration of Space

You thought triathlons on earth were difficult? See NASA Astronaut Suni Williams train to do one - in space!

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On Monday, August 10, 2015, astronauts onboard the International Space Station became the first humans to ever eat space-grown food.

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Learn the various ways that we explore Space around us through this Sky Science backgrounders

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Three of the basic needs of humans on Earth are food, air and water.

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This timeline marks significant events in the history of Canadian aerospace and its impact on Canadian society.

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Carbon dioxide is an important part of the air we breathe both on Earth and in space. This backgrounder explains what carbon dioxide is, how it is measured and how it affects us both mentally and physically.

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5 images of some different engineers and their work places such as engineers at a hydroelectric plant, in a forest and at NASA

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Learn how to care for your Tomatosphere™ plant!

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Join astronauts on-board the International Space Station to learn more about centripetal force and why planets or moons and artificial satellites like the space station stay in orbit. Use math to find out if the artificial gravity in science fiction movies can be a reality. (7:51 min.)

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Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk exudes confidence and know-how, both essential elements of good entrepreneurship. But according to TED's Chris Anderson, what sets Musk apart from the rest is the massive respect he has for the science behind his investments. (2:08 min.)

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