Science & Technology: Space
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Launching the Digital Age: Canadian Satellites
Amid feelings of apprehension and anticipation, Canadians looked skyward as scientists launched satellites into the solar system in the 1960s. The primitive satellite program has since evolved into a highly sophisticated network. Canadian scientists have actively taken the lead in this ever-growing industry, transforming our lives with improved telephone, radio, television, tele-medicine and Internet access.
Marc Garneau: Canadian Space Pioneer
His bravery is inspiring, his grace is charming and his credentials are out of this world. In 1984 Marc Garneau became the first Canadian to fly on a NASA mission to space. During his 15 years as an astronaut, Garneau flew three times and made countless contributions to the Canadian space program, eventually becoming its president. On the ground or in the air, Garneau has been a passionate educator and trailblazer for space exploration.
One Giant Leap: The Moon Landing
On July 20, 1969, the world watched as American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin realized humanity's long-held dream of walking on the moon. Ten more men would repeat the feat in the next three years until the last moon landing in 1972. CBC Digital Archives looks back on the promise and the demise of the Apollo space program.
He is one of the most brilliant minds of a generation. Stephen Hawking has illuminated the darkest corners of the universe, helping to unravel the mysteries of black holes and the origins of the universe. But Hawking is also well known for his refusal to be limited by a devastating disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. The CBC Digital Archives presents a selection of clips and interviews with Stephen Hawking from his many appearances on the network.