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Falcon Heavy, the biggest rocket ever built, takes off

This week, the eccentric businessman at the head of Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk, launched his car into space with the most powerful rocket in the world, the Falcon Heavy. Let's take a closer look at this spectacular event.

Peggy Whiston, Space Woman

The American Peggy Whiston has just made history. Let's take a closer look at how this woman holds the record for performing the most spacewalks.

Discovery of 7 planets

Astronomers have discovered 7 Earth-like exoplanets around a dwarf star. Let's take a closer look at why researchers are excited about this discovery.

Starliner astronauts

Astronaut space suits have evolved tremendously over the decades. Let's take a closer look at the new spacesuits of future astronauts on Boeing's Starliner spacecraft.

A Quebecer in space

David Saint-Jacques will be the next Quebec astronaut to visit space. Let's take a closer look at the different facets and qualifications required of this fascinating profession.

In search of extraterrestrial life

The putting into orbit of the James Webb Telescope (JWST) in the coming months will mark an important step in the search for life on the exoplanets of our galaxy.

Hubble Telescope celebrates 25 years

25 years ago, the Hubble Space Telescope became operational. Let's take a closer look at how this instrument allows us to better understand the nature of the Universe.

Landing of the Philae robot on a comet

For the very first time in history, a human-made object will land on a comet. The Philae robot is due to land on November 12 on the "head" of the comet named Tchourioumov-Guérassimenko.

A manned mission to Mars is organized

The Mars One company plans to colonize the planet Mars in 2025. More than 1000 people have been shortlisted to participate in this conquest. For the first settlers to inhabit Mars, it will be a one-way ticket to the Red Planet!

Back to the moon soon?

A project supported by ten space agencies envisages a return to the Moon within 20 years, the first step of a possible mission to Mars!