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  • Lunar Exploration Analogue Deployment (LEAD) - Rover Data

    The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) partnered with the European Space Agency (ESA) to conduct a series of field tests to replicate scenarios of a lunar sample return mission. The location, a Quebec quarry, was slightly modified to emulate the lunar surface. In addition, to recreate the difficulty of...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
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    • other
  • Ionosphere images from Alouette satellites

    Designed and assembled in Canada, Alouette-1 was the first satellite built by a nation other than the United States or the Soviet Union. It was constructed at a time when most satellites had a useful lifespan of a few months. Although Alouette-1 was as complex as any previously launched...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
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    • DOCX
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    • CSV
  • Radarsat Constellation Mission (RCM) Data

    The RADARSAT Constellation Mission (RCM) is Canada's new generation of Earth observation satellites.The RCM includes a trio of Earth observation satellites, capable of scanning Earth day or night and in any weather conditions. The three-satellite configuration allows for daily revisits of...
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    Canadian Space Agency
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    • other
  • OSIRIS - Optical Spectrograph and InfraRed Imaging System

    Canada's Optical Spectrograph and InfraRed Imaging System (OSIRIS) is the optical payload on Sweden's Odin satellite. It works in synergy with Sweden's advanced radiometer and measures atmospheric composition. Since 2001, OSIRIS has obtained valuable information on the upper atmosphere. It...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
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    • CSV
    • NetCDF
    • PDF
  • MOPITT - Measurements of Pollution in the Troposphere

    MOPITT is a Canadian instrument aboard the Terra satellite. Since 1999, it has contributed to the study of environmental pollution by continuously scanning the troposphere to make long-term measurements of carbon monoxide concentrations. Initially planned for a five-year term, this experiment has...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
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    • CSV
  • THEMIS Mission (Time History of Events and Macroscale Interactions during Sub...

    The Northern Lights are a fascinating natural phenomenon. These animated shows in the night sky have contributed to the mythology, folklore and art of many cultures and civilizations in the Northern Hemisphere. In 2007, as part of the THEMIS Mission (for "Time History of Events and Macroscale...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
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    • other
    • CSV
    • PDF
  • Performance Readiness Evaluation Tool (PRET)

    In order to improve the capability to monitor and evaluate the neurocognitive (NC) status of the International Space Station (ISS) astronauts, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) initiated the development of a novel tool called Performance Readiness Evaluation and Training Tool (PRET). PRET is based...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
    Resource Formats:
    • DOCX
    • CSV
  • NEOSSAT - Astronomy Data

    The dataset includes the astronomical images from the Near-Earth Object Surveillance Satellite (NEOSSat). NEOSSat was launched on February 25, 2013 and it is the first space satellite dedicated to detecting and tracking asteroids and satellites. The suitcase-sized NEOSSat orbits at an altitude of...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
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    • other
    • PDF
    • XML
    • DOC
  • Alpha Particle X-Ray Spectrometer (APXS) Carried on Board the Curiosity Rover

    The Alpha Particle X-Ray Spectrometer (APXS) measures the abundance of chemical elements in the rocks and soil on Mars. Roughly the size and shape of a Rubik's cube, the APXS's sensor can gather data day and night. It takes two to three hours to analyze a sample to determine its constituent...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • WINDII Data Archive

    The Wind Imaging Interferometer (WINDII) was launched on NASA’s Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite on 12 September 1991 and operated until 2003. Its role in the mission was to measure vector winds in the Earth’s atmosphere from 80 to 110 km, but its measurements extended to nearly 300 km. The...
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    Canadian Space Agency
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    • other
    • TXT
  • Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment (ACE) on SCISAT

    Canada’s SCISAT is studying the complex chemical processes that affect the distribution of ozone in the upper atmosphere, especially over the Artic. From its orbit 650 kilometres above the Earth, its instruments use the light from sunrises and sunsets each day to identify more than 60 gases and...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
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    • other
    • NetCDF
    • CSV
  • CASSIOPE Satellite Data on Earth’s Space Environment

    "The Canadian CASSIOPE satellite, operated by the University of Calgary, carries the Enhanced Polar Outflow Probe (e-POP) suite of scientific instruments to study the ionosphere, where space meets the upper atmosphere. The instruments collect data about the effects of solar storms and, more...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
    Resource Formats:
    • TXT
    • CSV
  • Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer Telescope (FUSE) Satellite Data

    Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer (FUSE) was a NASA space telescope, led by Johns Hopkins University (JHU), and built in collaboration with the Canadian and French space agencies. It undertook high-resolution spectroscopic observations in the far-ultraviolet from 1999 to 2007, significantly...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • TXT
  • Advanced MOST Science Archive (AMSA)

    Microvariability and Oscillations of Stars (MOST) is a Canadian microsatellite designed to monitor optical variability in a few stellar targets for up to 60 days; it was launched in 2003. As the first telescope dedicated to asteroseismology, it was a pathfinder for the subsequent COROT and Kepler...
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    Canadian Space Agency
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    • HTML
  • The Geospace Observatory (GO) Canada Initiative

    The GO Canada initiative is a project that brings together a variety of space weather research tools and infrastructure. This network of ground-based instruments (more than 120 as of June 2019) that monitor space weather over Canada's North collects geospatial data, conducts scientific research...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
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    • TXT
    • CSV
    • KML
    • PNG
  • CloudSat

    CloudSat is a NASA satellite that has been gathering data on clouds structure, occurrence and volume to improve our knowledge of clouds and their effect on climate and weather.
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
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    • other
  • Planck Telescope

    This European Space Agency (ESA) mission began on May 14, 2009, with the launch of an Ariane 5 rocket carrying the Herschel Space Observatory, and ended in 2013. The Planck mission objectives were to study the cosmic microwave background’s anisotropies and polarization, as well as the birth and...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
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    • other
  • Canadian Space Agency Fees Report

    This report, which is tabled under section 20 of the Service Fees Act and section 4.2.8 of the Directive on Charging and Special Financial Authorities, contains information about the fees that the CSA had the authority to charge in the 2018 to 2019 fiscal year. This report contains information...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
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    • PDF
    • HTML

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