Human Spaceflight

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  • Lessons from space

    Concordia professor Raye Kass studies out of this world human relations

    Posted on October 5, 2010, Concordia University News, by: Fiona Downey, Source: Media Relations


    Raye Kass still believes space is the final frontier. Her extensive work with astronauts leads the Concordia professor to hope World Space Week, held from October 4 to 11, will help politicians reconsider further cuts to space exploration programs.

  • One-way ticket to Mars

    Concordia professor describes her work is on the Mars One Project

    Posted on May 22, 2013, Source: Concordia University News

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    How many people would volunteer for a one-way ticket to Mars? The answer may surprise you. More than 78, 000 people worldwide have volunteered to participate in the Mars One Project that aims to put a human settlement on the Red Planet by 2023.

  • Teamwork is the key to harmony in space

    Posted on January 11, 2001, Concordia’s Thursday Report Online, By: Sigalit Hoffman

    Prof Raye Kass and Dr James Kass
    Raye and James Kass are professors in Concordia's Department of Applied Human Sciences. Photo: Andrew Dobrowolskyj

    Space missions are key to maintaining world peace, according to James Kass.

    Kass is a physicist, adjunct professor in Concordia’s Department of Applied Human Sciences (AHSC) and

  • The right stuff

    Professor Raye Kass draws up selection criteria for first manned mission to Mars

    Posted on January 29, 2013, Concordia University News, By: Tom Peacock

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    The founders of the Mars One Project, Bas Lansdorp and Arno Wielders, want to establish a human settlement on the planet Mars. Using private funding and the revenues generated by a “global media event” they hope to begin sending