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The Western Space community is saddened to learn of the passing of Canadian astronaut Bjarni Tryggvason.  He was an early friend to Western Space in its previous incarnation as CPSX, and a London local who tracked our progress and came regularly to our events. Our condolences to his family and friends and all who will miss him. 

Podcast featuring Bjarni Tryggvason from a few years ago. 


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ax_1_img_2.pngAx-1 Mission 

Ax-1 Mission, the first private space mission to the ISS lifted off in April 2022! A team of Western Space researchers & students are collaborating with Mark Pathy, one of the crew members and the Royal Canadian Geographical Society to conduct Earth observation activities! Click here to learn more