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Dust plays an extremely important role in the universe - both in the formation of planets and new stars. But dust was not there from the beginning and the earliest galaxies had no dust, only gas. Now an international team of astronomers, led by researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute, ...
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Too much hype, not enough pitching depth.
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CTV New Channel Interviews about SpaceX on January 6th and 10th
I appeared on CTV News Channel January 6th and 10th to discuss the aborted SpaceX launch on January 6th and the subsequent successful on January 10th. A SpaceX Falcon 9 launched to the
International Space Station on a cargo resupply mission but failed
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2014 was a busy year for SpaceX. They managed to launch six rockets, less than hoped, but six nonetheless, all successful. 2015 though is starting with a bang and at light speed. So far they have one rocket launched completed, one drone ship landing miss and another attempt set for February 8th ...
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Hill Times Aerospace Policy Briefing Includes My Thoughts
I was contacted by the Hill Times  for their annual Aerospace Policy Briefing and queried for my thoughts on Canada's space program, specifically on the governments investment and space policy. My thoughts were included in two articles; Liberals look to be ...
I was contacted by the Hill Times for their annual Aerospace Policy Briefing and queried for my thoughts on Canada's space program, specifically on the governments investment and space policy. My thoughts were included in two...
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Hellas Basin: Mars Deep Down http://srs.gs/eF6 #Mars
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Neptune Duo - Communication for the 21st Century - The Internet of Things
Siman Tian and his small five person Neptune team in Montreal think that their latest product, the Neptune Duo, not only out-innovates the competition, but will disrupt a market that's just in its infancy. That's a bold assumption. In the Globe and Mail art...
Siman Tian and his small five person Neptune team in Montreal think that their latest product, the Neptune Duo, not only out-innovates the competition, but will disrupt a market that's just in its infancy. That's a bold as...
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Veteran Public Servant Sylvain Laporte Named President of the Canadian Space Agency
In reviewing Mr. Laporte's career since he became a senior manager at National Defence in 1996, I see a variety of public service, though no direct space experience. He does have a computer science background though. I also see he has spent no more than thr...
In reviewing Mr. Laporte's career since he became a senior manager at National Defence in 1996, I see a variety of public service, though no direct space experience. He does have a computer science background though. I also s...
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I appeared on CTV News Channel on December 5th, 2014 to discuss NASA’s launch of the Orion spacecraft , its next-generation exploration spacecraft. Orion complete its first test flight today.
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Orbital Antares Rocket Explodes Shortly After Launch, Shocking Onlookers
"The launch was proceeding as expected. Across the board, the Orbital team manning their stations had green lights. The weather was almost perfect. There was a sense of anticipation after seeing the launch scrubbed the day before because a boat had wandered...
"The launch was proceeding as expected. Across the board, the Orbital team manning their stations had green lights. The weather was almost perfect. There was a sense of anticipation after seeing the launch scrubbed the day be...
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My Aviation Week Commentary in the September 29, 2014 Issue
I provided Aviation Week an article for the September 29, 2014 issue which was released on the first day of the International Astronautical Congress in Toronto. In the commentary I discussed some the ramifications of the Canadian federal election next year....
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Canada's Space Program is Gradually Building Space Mission Operations Capability http://srs.gs/hFY
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Entrepreneur, technologist, software engineer, writer and publisher.
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CEO at SpaceRef and Hyperix.
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My first Internet product was SportsWorld BBS in 1992, predating the web!
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