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University of Alberta Aero-Day 2017

AERO DAY October 5th, 2017 at ETLC Solarium - 9107 116 Street Northwest, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 1V4 EXPO: 12-2PM SPACE TALK: 2-2:30PM SPEAKERS: 4-6PM RSVP to Speakers Eventbrite@UofA Aero-Day Guests: Michele Faragalli, PhD. Mission Control Space Services Parham Zabeti, MASc. Pratt & Whitney Capt. Siu, MSc, P.Eng, Air Force https://www.facebook.com/events/124978238231490/ Hosted by Karina Sapelnikova

By | September 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Commercial Space Blog will be at the 18th CASI ASTRO Conference; May 15th – 17th, 2018 in Quebec City, PQ

As outlined by Geoffrey Languedoc, the executive director of the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute(CASI), the upcoming 18th CASI ASTRO Conference, "promises to be the must-attend space event in Canada next year. We expect top-level speakers from Canadian industry, government and academia, international panels and keynotes, a technical program including over 200 oral and poster presentations and networking [...]

By | September 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CASI Ottawa Branch and Carleton CMAS Event Flying, Aeronautics and Aerobatics- Demonstrations and Paper Airplane Contest

CASI Ottawa Branch and Carleton CMAS Event Flying, Aeronautics and Aerobatics- Demonstrations and Paper Airplane Contest By Paul Penna with Members of the Ottawa remote control clubs and the Carleton Mechanical and Aerospace Society Thursday September 28th 6 PM to 8 PM Meet and Greet: 6 PM Presentation begins at 6:10 PM Flying Demonstrations begin [...]

By | September 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CASI Quebec – Fall Networking Event

Fall Networking Event – 5 a 7  Join us at our Fall networking event of the 2017-2018 year, held at the beautiful Towne Hall in the heart of West Island. Come enjoy a drink after work at this fun 5a7 while meeting fellow aerospace professionals in the Montreal area! Entrance for this event is free! [...]

By | September 12th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Searchers locate Avro Arrow model in Lake Ontario

  A free-flight model of the famed Avro Arrow interceptor has been located on the rocky bottom of Lake Ontario, confirmed members of the Raise the Arrow search team on Sept. 8, 2017. One of a series of models launched from Point Petre, Ont., between 1955 and 1957, the artifact was located using a sophisticated [...]

By | September 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ontario Society of Professional Engineers – Engineering Employment Event

Access top employers for one-on-one meetings, insights into hiring outlooks and information about qualification requirements Job Seeker Registration Open to OSPE and PEO members Connect with employers who are actively seeking to hire skilled engineers at all levels Meet face-to-face with multiple hiring managers Learn about opportunities and hiring practices Secure interviews on the spot [...]

By | September 1st, 2017|Events, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join us on August 31

Unmanned Systems Canada and the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute will be co-hosting a Golf Tournament at the Metcalfe Golf Course on August 31, 2017. The cost of $65.00 includes your green fees and a BBQ buffet put on by the course. Like previous years, this best-ball tournament will focus on having fun at the course [...]

By | August 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Beam me up? Scientists teleport first object ever from Earth into space

Chinese scientists successfully teleported an object from the Earth's surface to an orbiting satellite for the first time ever. A photon — a tiny sub-atomic particle — was "transported" from the Gobi Desert to China's Micius satellite some 310 miles above the surface. The Guardian reported it's a new record distance for quantum teleportation, which occurs when the complete properties of one [...]

By | July 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Without funding, Canadian climate science is in peril

Without funding, Canadian climate science is in peril Most informed people agree that climate change is a reality, and that the pace of change is being accelerated by human activities. Canadian research is making important contributions to the body of knowledge in the area. The $35-million Climate Change and Atmospheric Research (CCAR) program is the [...]

By | July 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Scientists brace for climate-fund cutoff

Climate scientists across Canada are preparing to shutter research projects and lay off staff as time runs out on the federal program that supports their work. The break comes despite the Trudeau government’s repeated emphasis on the need for science-based decision-making in response to climate change. For researchers who have welcomed recent statements from Ottawa [...]

By | June 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments