Big things in the works for 2023

A great year According to the big boss of NASA, 2022 marks the history of the American space agency. The program for the next year also promises to be loaded. NASA will continue its quest to explore the universe with ever greater ambition. Of course, the Artemis mission commands attention, as do several major unveilings … Read more

SWOT: a revolutionary satellite to observe water on Earth

Highly accurate new data Embedded in SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket, the SWOT satellite will be able to monitor the surface of the oceans and water bodies in Canada and elsewhere on Earth. Its technology will help determine how much and how quickly lakes, rivers, reservoirs and oceans are changing over time. The long-term goal: to … Read more

The Weather Network – Winter on Mars

Thanks to their latest images, NASA space probes are showing us the chilling beauty of Martian winters. If for many, winter is a difficult season in Quebec, these images allow us to take a little height. We found worse than the Quebec winter: a winter on Mars. At (only) 91,000 km from Earth, Mars is … Read more

Three space missions to follow in 2023

In April 2023, the European Space Agency will launch the Juice program, which will explore Europa, Ganymede and Callisto, three of Jupiter’s moons, in 2031. These moons are believed to hide oceans under a layer of ice, and would have the best conditions in the solar system to support life. Juice will be the first … Read more

Last snow of the year: two more spoiled regions

Flakes for the form A few centimeters of snow fell on southern Quebec on Wednesday, and it will be the turn of the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean and Bas-Saint-Laurent regions to receive it late Thursday afternoon. In fact, Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Saguenay and Lac-Saint-Jean regions. A small broadside for some Some areas … Read more

Travel: here are the main risks this weekend

No doubt: there will be snow at Christmas. However, these elements are to be taken into consideration when driving. Caution will be required on the roads for the next two days. Several roads are already closed to traffic. The Côte-Nord is particularly concerned, since Route 138 is not passable at the present time. 1. Icy … Read more