The 10-day mission involves sling-shotting into deep space for a figure-8 manoeuvre around the dark side of the moon. If it is successful, Artemis II will mark the first time any human has ventured so far from Earth.
"There's always lessons to be learned," the prime minister told reporters in Stanley Bridge, P.E.I., where a massive storm surge and hurricane-force winds upended buildings and tossed fishing boats onto the shore.
A former Canadian Space Agency engineer who allegedly used his position to act on behalf of a Chinese company was the subject of a warning from the Canadian Security Intelligence Service as early as 2015, according to recently released court documents.
Canada will be a partner in a NASA-led project to establish an outpost for lunar exploration as part of a revitalized national space program, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Thursday, February 28, 2019.
As proof that life as an astronaut isn't always glamorous, Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques' duties aboard the International Space Station recently included fixing a leaking space toilet, according to NASA.