canada in space l.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Canada in Space PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Canada in Space

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 20

Canada in Space - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 248 Views
  • Uploaded on

Canada in Space. 1839. The first magnetic observatory is set up by Sir Edward Sabine at the University of Toronto to study the Northern Lights. 1959. Black Brant 1, the first Canadian sounding rocket is launched from Fort Churchill, Manitoba. 1959. CF-105 Avro Arrow jet programme is canceled

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Canada in Space' - libitha


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
slide2
1839
  • The first magnetic observatory is set up by Sir Edward Sabine at the University of Toronto to study the Northern Lights
slide3
1959
  • Black Brant 1, the first Canadian sounding rocket is launched from Fort Churchill, Manitoba
slide4
1959
  • CF-105 Avro Arrow jet programme is canceled
  • Many of Canada’s best aerospace engineers find work with NASA where they make contributions to Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs
slide5
1962
  • Canada was the 3rd country in space!!!!
  • Satellite Alouette1 launched on Sept. 29
slide6
1969
  • Canadian Owen Maynard involved in the development of the Lunar module Eagle.
    • Designed the landing gear necessary for the first walk on the moon
slide7
1972
  • Telesat Canada launches Anik1
  • World’s first national satellite television system
slide8
1981
  • Canadarm (Shuttle Remote Manipulator System) launched aboard Space Shuttle Columbia mission STS-2
slide9
1984
  • October 5 Marc Garneau becomes the first Canadian in space aboard Challenger Mission STS-41G
slide10
1989
  • The Canadian Space Agency is created
slide11
1992
  • Roberta Bondar becomes the first Canadian woman in space aboard Discovery mission STS-42
slide12
1995
  • Chris Hadfield becomes the first Canadian to operate the Canadarm and only Canadian to board MIR
slide13
1995
  • First complete view of Canada compiled using RADARSAT-1
  • RADARSAT-1 is Canada’s first Earth observation satellite
slide14
1996
  • Robert Thirsk flies aboard the longest shuttle mission to date
slide15
1997
  • Bjarni Tryggvason flies aboard Discovery mission STS-85
  • Tests Microgravity Vibration Isolation Mount
slide16
1998
  • Dave Williams becomes the first non-American to serve as medical officer on a Shuttle Flight
slide17
1999
  • Julie Payette is the first Canadian to board the International Space Station
slide18
2001
  • Chris Hadfield is the first Canadian to walk in space
  • Canadarm 2 was installed during this mission
slide19
2003
  • The Microvariability and Oscillations of Stars telescope (MOST) is launched
  • Canada’s first space telescope and the World’s smallest
slide20
2003
  • Canada’s Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment aboard the Scientific Satellite is launched
  • SCISAT studies the depletion of the Ozone layer over Canada and the arctic