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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|Events|0 Comments

Member Spotlight – Alejandro Lehman-Rubio

CASI turns the spotlight on its members who are making an impact across the country and around the globe. These members exemplify the mission and vision of the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute. We gladly highlight our members as part of our mandate to make it the place to foster national pride and international esteem for Canada’s accomplishments [...]

By | August 15th, 2017|Member Spotlight|0 Comments

2017 CARIC National Research Forum

Save the date for the 3rd National Research Forum of the Consortium for Aerospace Research and Innovation in Canada (CARIC). The event will take place in Vancouver, British Columbia, on August 8 and 9, 2017.

By | August 3rd, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Member Spotlight – Dr. Parvez Kumar

CASI turns the spotlight on its members who are making an impact across the country and around the globe. These members exemplify the mission and vision of the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute. We gladly highlight our members as part of our mandate to make it the place to foster national pride and international esteem for Canada’s accomplishments [...]

By | July 18th, 2017|Member Spotlight|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

Is the staggeringly profitable business of scientific publishing bad for science?

In 2011, Claudio Aspesi, a senior investment analyst at Bernstein Research in London, made a bet that the dominant firm in one of the most lucrative industries in the world was headed for a crash. Reed-Elsevier, a multinational publishing giant with annual revenues exceeding £6bn, was an investor’s darling. It was one of the few [...]

By | June 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Member Spotlight – Bishnujee Singh

CASI turns the spotlight on its members who are making an impact across the country and around the globe. These members exemplify the mission and vision of the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute. We gladly highlight our members as part of our mandate to make it the place to foster national pride and international esteem for [...]

By | June 26th, 2017|Member Spotlight|0 Comments

What Capabilities Does the Next Generation of Cockpits Offer?

By | June 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments