OTTAWA, Jan. 22, 2019 / CNW Telbec / – Although in a space, astronaut Canadian Space Agency (CSA) David Saint-Jacques The use of its meaning from the International Space Station is used to investigate earth. He observes our planetarium to better understand his geological, environmental and ecological systems.
During a contemporary space for space for earth, Saint-Jacques The discovery of Earth, a web-based initiative, uses photo's to take it in to explain the hasty science of how Earth works. Georeferenced on an interactive world map, viewing the photo's geological and manuscript features and being accompanied by detailed and accessible scientific information and also highlighting the important contribution of satellites in & # 39; the planet.
In the presence of CSA astronaut Jenni Sidey-Gibbons and local students, Saint-Jacques and Dr. Roberta Bondar, Canada's first woman astronaut shared her experience to see the earth from space and how it affected her life and discussed the importance of protecting our environment.
Although this activity is designed for teachers and students from class 4 to 12, everyone can get through the collection of photos & # 39; s from & # 39; wonders Earth is taken from some space.
"Canada has been a leader in earthquake for more than 25 years. Thanks to our world-renowned satellites, Exploring Earth will give students the opportunity to better understand and inspire our planet to research in STEM fields. "
– The honor of Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development
"I have always been fascinated by our home superintendent. Now, I have a chance to see it from a completely different interest.
unique perspective with students and Canadians. Through my pictures, they want to give them an interest in understanding how our planet works, and I hope that this knowledge threatens us all to better protect it. "
– David Saint-Jacques, Canadian Space Agency astronaut
"Do & # 39; I was flying." Discovery In 1992 I played my part in the photography of our planet. The perspective I did was truly remarkable and left me with a whole new view of the science, itself and the future of the planetarium. I believe we know and improve knowledge of science and the environment through photo's and art. This project contains both. "
– Roberta Bondar, former member of the Canadian astronaut corps, scientist, professional nature and landscape photographer, writer, founder of The Roberta Bondar Foundation
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