Sebastien Clarke

February 2, 2013

Quebec travel agency to offer trips into space for about $100,000

Canadians dreaming about becoming a space tourist now have another choice…. LAVAL, Que. – Canadians dreaming about becoming a space tourist now have another choice. Space […]
February 1, 2013

A somber 10-year anniversary for space shuttle Columbia

Ten years ago Friday, the shuttle Columbia crumbled to Earth after 16 days in the heavens. As the shuttle passed over Texas en route to a […]
February 1, 2013

Future of program unclear after Canadian Space Agency boss quits

MONTREAL — The recent announcement from Steve MacLean that he’s stepping down as head of the Canadian Space Agency has industry-watchers speculating that it might be […]
January 31, 2013

More Evidence That Mars Once Had Flowing Water

Mars is cold, dry, and apparently dead. But it wasn’t always this way. I’ve written before aboutthe evidence of past liquid water on Mars; there are […]
January 31, 2013

Incredible Moonrise

This is an edited, single-shot (not time-lapse) video of the moon rising over Mount Victoria Lookout in Wellington, New Zealand two days ago. It was filmed […]
January 31, 2013

Building a Lunar Base with 3D printing

Setting up a lunar base could be made much simpler by using a 3D printer to build it from local materials. Industrial partners including renowned architects […]
January 31, 2013

Governor General & students speak with Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield

Governor General David Johnston and grade 5 and 6 students will be speaking with Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield over the noon hour while he […]
January 30, 2013

See the Andromeda Galaxy in a Cool New Light

At 2 million light-years distant, Andromeda is the closest large spiral galaxy to the Milky Way — it is also one of the most studied. Now, […]
January 29, 2013

Iran Launches Monkey Into Space

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian officials say that they successfully launched a monkey into space and returned it safely to Earth on Monday in an apparent move […]