Archive of posts tagged "space"

Jasper Dark Sky Festival


Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 — 9:48am PST
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It’s a community celebration that has you contemplating the universe, in one of the most beautiful places on the planet. The Jasper Dark Sky Festival is coming up October 14-23 and you can start plan your experience there today. Last year’s keynote, Commander Hadfield Jasper Dark Sky Festival Get lost in the wonder of one […]

5 Ways to Totally Geek Out in Vancouver


Monday, February 29th, 2016 — 11:50am PST
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“Science isn’t just for the nerdy!” Elizabeth Hand, Digital Engagement Specialist at Science World assured a group of about 30 social media producers last week. We had all gathered for the ultimate Vancouver science field trip, which began (appropriately) at Science World. Boxed lunches, lectures, and learning that was fun — it was the best […]

Lunar Eclipse Vancouver: Another Chance in October 2014


Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 — 8:14am PST
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Last night, through partly clouded skies, a total lunar eclipse was visible in Vancouver. The HR MacMillan Space Centre hosted an event and photographers took to the streets to capture the event: Photo credit: Claude Schneider on Flickr Lunar Eclipse Vancouver As the CBC reports this morning, “if you missed last night’s total lunar eclipse, […]

Science World Innovators Speaker Series: Chris Hadfield and Ryan Holmes


Monday, November 18th, 2013 — 9:19am PST
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Science World launched a new speaker series last night with two special guests: a rockstar astronaut and a social media giant. Colonel Chris Hadfield (first Canadian to do a space walk, first to operate the Canadarm in orbit, first Canadian Commander of the International Space Station, and much more) was joined by BC’s own Ryan […]

Col Chris Hadfield Book Tour Vancouver Dates


Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 — 10:24am PST
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Recent Commander of the International Space Station, Colonel Chris Hadfield, will be coming through Vancouver in November during his North American book tour. Hadfield captivated the world with stunning photos and commentary from space, his use of social media, and his ability to explain life on the ISS to the masses using videos and songs. […]

Chris Hadfield World Tour Photo Challenge


Thursday, January 24th, 2013 — 9:34am PST
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The Canadian Space Agency is celebrating astronaut Chris Hadfield, commander of the International Space Station, with a world tour photo challenge. While Hadfield has been posting amazing images from his orbit of Earth, they are inviting young and old to submit photos for the chance to win some very unique prizes. How to Enter 1. […]