Astronauts are modern-day explorers. They courageously travel beyond the Earth to help acquire new scientific knowledge. Their courage and determination are an inspiration to many. Despite their unique journeys, astronauts have a few things in common: an academic background in science or technology, excellent health, and outstanding qualities and skills. The candidates participating in the astronaut selection process also share these attributes. You can read their remarkable profiles here.
February 1, 2017
Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) scientists are analyzing specific proteins in rats that help to measure the effects of traumatic injury on the brain.
January 23, 2017
Defence research scientists are developing a study on how post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be linked to certain genes which may help with diagnosis and treatment.
January 23, 2017
Learn about defence scientists at the Centre for Operational Research and Analysis who evaluated technology that supports interoperability during two U.S. led multinational exercises.
January 18, 2017
Today, the Canadian Army (CA) continues to take a serious look at the latest in laser technology and is finding plenty of promise.
January 12, 2017
Since its inception in 2012, the Canadian Space Operations Centre (CANSpOC) has provided valuable support to Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) operations, delivering space-domain awareness, battlespace information and space capability on a daily basis.
January 5, 2017
Exercise UNMANNED WARRIOR: an international exercise using autonomous tech to detect underwater mines
Find out how defence science teams participated in the one of the largest demonstration of unmanned vehicles ever during a two week exercise in Scotland
December 13, 2016
Defence Research and Development Canada is the Canada-European Union (EU) National Contact Point (NCP) for Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) of the European Union's Horizon 2020 Funding Programme. Our main goal is to assist in fostering collaborative research, development and innovation partnerships by ensuring that Canadians have the latest information.
December 6, 2016
Canadian Army (CA) artillery gunners will soon have a new tool to help them shoot more precisely with older ammunition.
December 5, 2016
When I was younger, I think I was five, and I wanted to be an astronomer.
November 25, 2016
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