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An Exhibit on Space Technology

With the launch of Alouette in 1962, Canada became the third country to have a satellite in Earth orbit. (CSTM)

Curators always have a special affection for certain artifacts in their collection. This can be for any number of reasons from importance to the discipline, to ingenuity of design and concept, to association with a particular person or even because it has a special beauty resulting from the materials of construction or the technical skill of the maker. In the Canada in Space exhibit, you will see examples of each of these and more.

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