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  • 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
    Resource Formats:
    • 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...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
    Resource Formats:
    • 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
    Resource Formats:
    • 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...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
    Resource Formats:
    • 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
    Resource Formats:
    • 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
    Resource Formats:
    • 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
    Resource Formats:
    • other
  • Herschel Space Observatory

    The Herschel Space Observatory (HSO), specializing in observations in the far-infrared and submillimetric spectral region, is the largest space telescope ever launched. The HSO provided data from the time of its launch on May 14, 2009, until June 17, 2013. During its active lifespan, it made...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
    Resource Formats:
    • other
  • Swarm

    The three satellites of the Swarm mission precisely measure the magnetic fields generated from Earth's core, mantle, crust, oceans, ionosphere and magnetosphere. By observing the complexities of Earth's protective magnetic shield, Swarm is providing insight into many natural processes. The...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
    Resource Formats:
    • other
  • Socio-economic benefits of space utilization

    The primary objective of the study "Socioeconomic Benefits of Space Utilization" is to quantify and qualify the socio-economic value of space and related terrestrial activities to Canadians across the major application domains of imagery (EO), satellite communications (satcom) and satellite...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • HTML
  • Study establishing Canada's ranking in the citation score of Canadian space-r...

    A study was conducted for the Canadian Space Agency by the Science and Technology Observatory (STO). This study presents notwithstanding statistical data on Canadian scientific publications in the OECD, as well as data on Canadian publications by scientific subdomains. In particular, it...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Comprehensive Socio-Economic Impact Assessment of the Canadian Space Sector

    In 2014/15, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) contracted with the firm Euroconsult, to complete a Comprehensive Socio-Economic Impact Assessment of the Canadian Space Sector. The study provides a detailed assessment of the global and Canadian space sectors, as well as the economic footprint and...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • PDF
  • Balloon-Borne Large Aperture Submillimeter Telescope (BLAST) Data

    Balloon-borne Large Aperture Submillimeter Telescope (BLAST) is a 2-m telescope that has conducted a series of sub-mm imaging surveys at wavelengths 250-500 µm, starting in 2005. BLAST has measured photometric redshifts, rest-frame far-infrared (FIR) luminosities and star formation rates of...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
  • BRITE Constellation

    The BRITE (BRIght Target Explorer) Constellation is a fleet of five nanosatellites whose purposes is to study the brightest stars in the night sky. They take highly precise measurements of the brightness variations of a large number of bright stars. Most of these stars are not just the brightest...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
    Resource Formats:
    • other

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