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Space week: two conferences on the role of satellites in our lives –

To mark World Space Week, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is offering young Canadians two online conferences on the important role of satellites in our lives, especially in protecting the environment.

Satellites: protectors of our oceans

Invited by the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council and the organization Little inventors CSA Engineer Taryn Tomlinson will explain the many ways in which earth observation satellites help us monitor and protect the oceans on October 6 at 1:30 p.m. (in English) and 2:30 p.m. (in French).

Satellites in your daily life

In collaboration with the non-profit organization Exploring by the Seat of your Pants Taryn Tomlinson will talk about the great usefulness of Earth observation satellites in our daily lives and offer activities to young Canadians on October 9 at 1 p.m. (in English) and 2:30 p.m. (in French).

The ASC also offers the following links for those who want to learn more about satellites:

As a reminder, the CSA’s head office, the John-H.-Chapman Space Center, is located in arr. of Saint-Hubert. (GM)

John H. Chapman Space Center