Biomedical engineer / Carnatic musician / Cyclist / Fitness advocate / Timmy's coffee devotee / Social media addict / Proud Canadian / #CSATweetup participant.
Pipe organ and main Basilica at St. Joseph's oratory. #Montreal
Completely autonomous rover on a CSA Mars test field. #CSATweetup. #marsrover. #CSA.
Rovers are remotely maneuvered using Xbox-style controllers!
After a few days in space, you get hypersensitivity (tinglyness) in your foot soles. They're on it - Hypersole Project!
Life sciences lab - where rocks, minerals and novel fluorescent probes are investigated. #CSATweetup
Growing corn and various crops up North, controlling water, and mock Mars terrains - all done completely remotely. #CSA
PTOC - payload telecomm operation centre - where Scientists watch their experiments being conducted by astronauts.
MSS simulator. Replicates the #canadaarm control station on ISS. Used to train astronauts from Japan and USA #CSA.
Robotic arm command centre. This is where they send commands to both the #canadaarms from. #CSATweetup.
Dextre - This will be used instead of human spacewalks to do refueling and maintenance.
On a tour of the John H. Chapman Space Agency. So cool - full scale Canadaarm2!!!
SRB separation. All three engines still good. #CSATweetup
Liftoff!!!!! #GoAtlantis #CSATweetup #CSA #GodSpeedAtlantis
Some kind of failure...5 minute window otherwise it's scrubbed. #GodSpeedAtlantis
Just asked @AstroDaveMD about Cda's role in missions to Mars - he says a Cdn flag will be there in 2030! #CSATweetup.
Astronaut Bob Thirsk's explanation of the differences between a Shuttle and a Soyuz Rocket is FASCINATING!! #CSATweetup
#CSATweetup Julie Payette joins in livefrom KSC! #STS135.
Astronauts David and Jeremy addressing the media and CSA family. #STS135 #CSATweetup.
Introductions are underway at the official CSA media event. #CSATweetup.
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