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  • 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
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • DOCX
    • XLSX
    • CSV
  • 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
    Resource Formats:
    • 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
    Resource Formats:
    • 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
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • CSV
    • PDF
  • AUSTRAL2017 - Stratospheric Balloon Flight – Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Stra...

    Here is data coming from a balloon, as high as the Eiffel all, and whose utility is to test new technology applications before being placed on satellites for long-duration space missions. This dataset contains the telemetry data obtained from the different sub systems during the AUSTRAL2017...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • TXT
    • PDF
    • CSV
  • 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
  • Riometer Historic Datasets

    Data collected between 1989 and 2007. Riometers passively monitor radio noise from extrasolar sources and have been shown to be an effective way to monitor high-energy electron populations in the region of space around the Earth. Data is in text (.txt) format. .tar.gz files are compressed...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
    Resource Formats:
    • TXT
    • CSV
  • Strato-Science 2018 campaign - Stratospheric Balloon Flight - Canadian Space ...

    This dataset contains the telemetry data obtained from the different subsystems during the Strato-Science 2018 campaign of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) which took place in Timmins, Ontario, Canada between August 6 and 26, 2018. (For more information on this campaign :...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • CSV
    • JPG
    • TXT
  • 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
  • Meteorological Station (MET) of the Phoenix Mission

    "It is important for the next exploration missions to learn more about the Mars planet climate. It is for this reason that the Phoenix robotic spacecraft landed on Mars in 2008 in order to search for environments suitable for microbial life on Mars, and to research the history of water there. The...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
    • TXT
    • PDF
  • CARISMA Magnetometer Network

    The CARISMA (www.carisma.ca), previously known as CANOPUS, magnetometer network is operated by the University of Alberta. Users of the data are asked to follow the rules of the road at www.carisma.ca/CARISMADataUse. Any use or distribution of the data please include an appropriate...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • CSV
    • 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
  • Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) dataset for materials for Planeta...

    LIBS is an emerging material-composition analytical technique based on spectroscopic analysis of light emitted by the laser spark induced in a sample of interest. It allows stand-off and real-time analysis capabilities in the field with no sample preparation.
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
    • DOCX
    • CSV
    • TXT
  • 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
  • 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
  • Data on the number of scientific publications and presentations by principal ...

    This data comes from the Principal Investigators Survey of 2017-2018. It provides annual results and performance indicators for Canadian Space Agency funded investments in Research and Development, and Science and Technology. The goal of this survey is to evaluate and demonstrate the impact of...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
    • RTF

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