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The Roberta Bondar Foundation responds to the recognized need within society to educate and improve knowledge of the environment in a way that stimulates interest, excitement, creativity, responsibility, and for some, the desire for study in this area.

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Sep

Not Full of Hot Air!

On September 24, 1852, French engineer Jules Henri Giffard made the very first powered and controlled airflight. He was a thoughtful early airflight pioneer who applied his technical expertise to solving the flight power problem. Giffard built an amazing experimental … Continue reading

23
Sep

Comet Calculator

On September 23, 1791, German astronomer Johann Franz Encke was born in Hamburg. He studied mathematics and astronomy. The orbits of comets held great fascination for Encke. These couldn’t be seen for many decades at a time before they returned. … Continue reading