Digital Archives | Apr 11, 1981 | 3:31

    Columbia's first launch, 1981

    NASA's first ever space shuttle makes a spectacular launch into orbit in 1981.

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    Digital Archives - Conquering ALS, and the mysteries of the universeFeb 5, 1984 | 20:49Digital Archives Conquering ALS, and the mysteries of the universe Audio
    Digital Archives Conquering ALS, and the mysteries of the universe Feb 5, 1984 | 20:49In 1982, <em>Quirks &amp; Quarks</em> looks at the brilliant mind of Stephen Hawking and the disease he refuses to bow to.
    Digital Archives - Soviet nuclear satellite crashes in Canadian NorthJan 24, 1978 | 9:47Digital Archives Soviet nuclear satellite crashes in Canadian North Audio
    Digital Archives Soviet nuclear satellite crashes in Canadian North Jan 24, 1978 | 9:47Cosmos 954 creates radioactive waste and political uproar.
    Digital Archives - Canadian satellites: Satellites and cultural colonialismFeb 17, 1968 | 3:47Digital Archives Canadian satellites: Satellites and cultural colonialism Audio
    Digital Archives Canadian satellites: Satellites and cultural colonialism Feb 17, 1968 | 3:47Are satellites going to bring conformity across the globe? Satellite technology is threatening individuality, argues one academic showcased on CBC Radio's Saturday Evening.
    Digital Archives - Canadian satellites: The space race and SputnikOct 4, 1957 | 6:00Digital Archives Canadian satellites: The space race and Sputnik Video
    Digital Archives Canadian satellites: The space race and Sputnik Oct 4, 1957 | 6:00To the ear, it sounds like just a random series of high-pitched beeps but to scientists and politicians everywhere, it bears much greater importance.
    Digital Archives - Apollo 11 crew ready for moon landingJul 20, 1969 | 12:08Digital Archives Apollo 11 crew ready for moon landing Audio
    Digital Archives Apollo 11 crew ready for moon landing Jul 20, 1969 | 12:08Anticipation is at a peak in Houston as mission control and a horde of reporters wait for the lunar module to touch down on the surface of the moon.
    Digital Archives - Marc Garneau: The food showMay 21, 1989 | 10:35Digital Archives Marc Garneau: The food show Audio
    Digital Archives Marc Garneau: The food show May 21, 1989 | 10:35Marc Garneau talks with Bruce Steele about eating food in space.
    Digital Archives - The last adventure to the moonJul 20, 1994 | 26:38Digital Archives The last adventure to the moon Video
    Digital Archives The last adventure to the moon Jul 20, 1994 | 26:38Journalist Allen Abel assesses the Apollo space program, 25 years after man walked on the moon.
    Digital Archives - Where will Skylab fall to Earth?Jul 10, 1979 | 5:07Digital Archives Where will Skylab fall to Earth? Video
    Digital Archives Where will Skylab fall to Earth? Jul 10, 1979 | 5:07The world is waiting to learn where a large research satellite will re-enter the planet's atmosphere in July 1979.
    Digital Archives - Julie Payette's historic voyage to spaceMay 27, 1999 | 2:41Digital Archives Julie Payette's historic voyage to space Video
    Digital Archives Julie Payette's historic voyage to space May 27, 1999 | 2:41Montreal native Julie Payette becomes the first Canadian to join an International Space Station mission.
    Digital Archives - Stephen Hawking's universeApr 27, 1998 | 13:46Digital Archives Stephen Hawking's universe Video
    Digital Archives Stephen Hawking's universe Apr 27, 1998 | 13:46World-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking shares some insights on life and the universe in an interview with CBC-TV.
    Digital Archives - Marc Garneau among astronauts in mourningJan 30, 1986 | 2:04Digital Archives Marc Garneau among astronauts in mourning Video
    Digital Archives Marc Garneau among astronauts in mourning Jan 30, 1986 | 2:04In 1986, manned space travel suffers a tragic blow with the Challenger shuttle disaster.
    Digital Archives - Marc Garneau: Astronauts wantedDec 5, 1983 | 7:58Digital Archives Marc Garneau: Astronauts wanted Video
    Digital Archives Marc Garneau: Astronauts wanted Dec 5, 1983 | 7:58Four thousand applied. One will be chosen.
    Digital Archives - Canadian satellites: A new star is bornAug 21, 1960 | 1:42Digital Archives Canadian satellites: A new star is born Video
    Digital Archives Canadian satellites: A new star is born Aug 21, 1960 | 1:42The Echo 1 satellite is launched into space.
    Digital Archives - Canadian satellites: Satellites and tele-healthJun 23, 1984 | 4:04Digital Archives Canadian satellites: Satellites and tele-health Video
    Digital Archives Canadian satellites: Satellites and tele-health Jun 23, 1984 | 4:04The diagnosis looks good for tele-medicine in Canada. A new long distance diagnosis project between offshore oil rig workers and doctors in Newfoundland is proving invaluable in terms of convenience and efficiency.
    Digital Archives - Canadian satellites: The Anik satellite and northern CanadaDec 1, 1971 | 8:00Digital Archives Canadian satellites: The Anik satellite and northern Canada Audio
    Digital Archives Canadian satellites: The Anik satellite and northern Canada Dec 1, 1971 | 8:00Politicians believe that the telecommunications Anik A1 satellite will at last provide northern Canadians stable communications. But, some northern natives and critics are arguing that they have no interest in "white man's TV."

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