News

    CSA contract giant leap towards launching Western into space

    Western University’s Institute for Earth and Space Exploration (Western Space) has landed a major contract from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to develop an Integrated Vision System for future rover missions that could ultimately represent a flagship Canadian technology contribution for international missions to the Moon.


    Newsmakers 2019

    Western Space, Western Space's High Altitude Balloon Team and Western Space's Dr. Catherine Neish make the top 20 Newsmakers of 2019. The 10th annual Western News Newsmakers of the Year is a celebration of some of the people, places and things that shaped the year at this institution.


    Moon Landing: 50th Anniversary - CBC The National

    How Apollo 11 inspires these Western PhD students to chase careers in aerospace.


    Space Day Pictures

    Space Day Pictures


    Astronaut Dave Williams visits London for Western University's 'Space Day'

    As Canada appears at the forefront of some pretty big space-related news this week, Canadian Space Agency astronaut Dave Williams visits London today as the keynote speaker at Western University's Space Day. He joins us to talk about Canada's future in space research.


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Events

Kids smiling at Space Explorders summer camp!

Space Explorers Summer Camp
(July - August, 2019)

Through the Space Explorers Program, Western Space offers Space Science and Technology themed programming on-campus during the summer and throughout the school year. This year, the summer camp program runs from July to August 2019.


Summer Academy
(July - August, 2019)

Summer academy is a 1-week summer camp for children ages 12-14. This is a more academic version of the camp with a blended learning experience where the participants will be learning about various topics in space science and technology and will engage in several experiments, hands-on activities, as well as discussions led by CPSX faculty, postdoctoral fellows and/or graduate students.


March Break Camp
(March 11 - 15, 2019)

March Break camp is a 5-day camp for children in Grade 4/5/6  offered at Western University offered March Break every year.


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