Archive of posts tagged "space"

5 Ways to Totally Geek Out in Vancouver

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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. […]