University of Alberta scientist part of NASA Mars 2020 rover mission

February 27 2020 12:09pm A University of Alberta scientist has been chosen for an out of this world experience. Chris Herd will have a key role in NASA’s Mars 2020 mission. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””;…

Edmonton tech company wins NASA iTech competition

Tevosol Transplant Technologies, an Edmonton tech company, picked up a big win Tuesday in the NASA iTech competition held in Tampa, Florida. Dr. Jayan Nagendran only had three minutes to present the Ex-Vivo Organ Support System — or EVOSS —…

Canada’s newest astronauts finish basic training at NASA in Texas

It’s a small step toward the moon, but a giant leap for two Canadians. Joshua Kudryk and Jenni Sidey-Gibbons graduated Friday along with 11 Americans from NASA’s basic astronaut training and will be part of the next generation of space…