About "Exploration"

Follow Canada’s greatest explorers and adventurers as they travel to the remote corners of the country, deep beneath the Earth’s surface and across oceans, to the tops of mountains and into space.

moon lunar space

These new lunar missions would be to explore what is available on the moon from a resource point of view. (Photo: NASA)

Photo: NASA
CSA astronaut Jeremy Hansen says space exploration represents a major economic opportunity for Canada
CHIME telescope, space, radio burst, discovery

The CHIME telescope, located in British Columbia’s southern Okanagan. (Photo: Andre Renard, Dunlap Institute)

Photo: Andre Renard, Dunlap Institute
For the first time, Canadian researchers working with the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME) telescope have discovered a fast radio burst (FRB) that is repeating in regular 16-day intervals
Bill Lishman
The final instalment in our roundup of Canada’s 90 greatest explorers, these seven explorers harnessed the power of technology — or invented their own — to break new ground
Louie Kamookak by Robert Carter

Louie Kamookak. (Illustration: Robert Carter)

Illustration: Robert Carter
Part of our roundup of Canada’s 90 greatest explorers, these 15 explorers harnessed the power of storytelling to inspire others to discover and care for our world
Part of our roundup of 90 of Canada’s greatest explorers, these 17 explorers boldly went where few have dared
Richard Weber
Part of our roundup of 90 of Canada’s greatest explorers, these eight explorers pushed their physical and mental limits in pursuit of knowledge and to inspire others
Henry Larsen
Part of our roundup of Canada’s greatest explorers, these nine explorers made significant crossings of land and water, often in daring or ingenious fashion
Matt Maddaloni, David Steele, and Adam Walker at the Dieppe Sump with the RCGS flag (Robin Munshaw/Pegleg Films)

Left to right: Matt Maddaloni, David Steele, and Adam Walker with the RCGS flag at the Dieppe Sump, the deepest known point of Bisaro Anima cave. (Photo: Robin Munshaw/Pegleg Films)

Photo: Robin Munshaw/Pegleg Films
Resilience pays off during a challenging effort to explore new leads in Canada’s deepest cave
Samuel de Champlain
Part of our roundup of 90 of Canada’s greatest explorers, these 16 explorers significantly advanced our knowledge of Canada’s geography through mapping
Roberta Bondar on space shuttle discovery

Roberta Bondar inspired a new generation of explorers, who are able to communicate about our natural world through science and fine arts. (Photo: Roberta Bondar)

Photo: Roberta Bondar
Part of our roundup of 90 of Canada’s greatest explorers, these 17 explorers made major contributions to our understanding of Canada’s history and geography
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