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Satellite Centre at Canadian Elementary School welcomes visit from Member of Parliament and Canadian Astronaut

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TORONTO, ON / 07 APRIL 2016 - St. John Paul II School in Caledon, Ontario hosted a visit on Thursday 7th April 2016 by Ruby Sahota, Member of Parliament for Brampton North, and Canadian Astronaut Lieutenant-Colonel Jeremy Hansen for an inspection tour of their Satellite Remote Mission Operations Centre (RMOC) in Caledon, Ontario. Mrs. Sahota and Astronaut Hansen were given an inspection tour of their RMOC by the students themselves, and Astronaut Hansen addressed 700...
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Canadian School Join World’s First Elementary-School Space Mission

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TORONTO, ON / 26 FEBRUARY 2015 – Canadensys Aerospace is partnering with St. John Paul II Catholic School in Bolton, ON to provide a Canadian mission control centre for the world’s first ever elementary-school built satellite. The spacecraft, named STMSat-1, was built by St. Thomas More Cathedral School in Arlington, Virginia. The tiny satellite will fly in an orbit 400km above the Earth, similar to that flown by Chris Hadfield aboard the International Space Station…

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