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Educator Tomo Nishizawa writes about John Plaskett, the person behind the Plaskett Telescope.

Educator Tomo Nishizawa writes about Helen Sawyer Hogg, a pioneering scientist.

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Astronomers working in Saanich First Nation’s territory at the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, rename an asteroid ‘Tsawout’ after one of Saanich Nation’s five bands.

This Canadian Space Agency playlist includes a collection of videos from Chris Hadfield’s time in space.

Learn about the Voyager Golden Record, which was sent to space to communicate with possible extraterrestrial life.

Scroll down the page to see astrophotography by students at Victoria High School in Victoria, BC. 

Explore a simulation of the scale of the universe.