Cosmic radiation poses a real danger to astronauts in space, but what about passengers and crew on board airliners?
This timeline marks significant events in the history of Canadian aerospace and its impact on Canadian society.
This backgrounder discusses the factors that affect the amount of cosmic radiation people receive on long-distance flights.
Why do astronauts train to be pilots as well as astronauts? CSA astronauts Jeremy Hansen and David Saint-Jacques explain.
On June 28, 2014, NASA used a giant balloon and rocket motors to test its inflatable Low Density Supersonic Decelerator and a supersonic parachute in the skies high above Hawaii. Did it work?
How do you test a giant parachute designed to land a rover on Mars? This NASA test involved a helicopter, a one-kilometer-long rope, and a rocket sled!