A close-up of APXS’s sensor head as it undergoes vibration tests at Macdonald Dettwiler in Brampton, Ontario. The sensor head is the part of the instrument that will be placed into contact with Martian samples for analysis on the Mars Curiosity rover. (Credit: MDA)
Cantech Letter founder and editor Nick Waddell has lived in five Canadian provinces and is proud of his country's often overlooked contributions to the world of science and technology. Waddell takes a regular shift on the Canadian media circuit, making appearances on CTV, CBC and BNN, and contributing to publications such as Canadian Business and Business Insider.