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.
Great Lakes from Space
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Our Foundation’s Response
to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Since March 2020 we have committed to being both responsible and responsive as we assess and address matters related to the COVID-19 pandemic with everyone’s safety in mind. In that light, staff are working from home but are accessible through … Continue reading
An Eye on the Weather
On October 16, 1975, NASA launched GOES-1 – the first Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite. Over the Indian Ocean, GOES-1 achieved a specific geostationary orbit, approximately 35,785 km (22,236 mi) above the equator, following the direction of Earth’s rotation, matching its … Continue reading