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Focused on Canadian money making activities high above the skies...
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Requiem For the Canadian Space Commerce Association
          By  Chuck Black The failure of the Federal goverrnment Space Advisory Board (SAB) to contribute to real change in the Canadian space industry has claimed another victim, the Toronto ON based Canadian Space Commerce Association (CSCA). CSCA website...
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The UK Gets a Spaceport and a New Privately Funded Rocket
          By  Chuck Black A remote area on the the northern coast of Scotland  between the coastal villages of Tongue and Durnesson is on track to become the UK’s first operational spaceport. The new UK spaceport may also launch a new UK funded and built mi...
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Maxar Technologies Has Just Bought the Neptec Design Group for $42Mln CDN
         By Henry Stewart Brampton, ON based MDA , the Canadian subsidiary of the Denver CO based  Maxar Technologies , a company once known as Richmond BC based MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates, has acquired Kanata ON based Neptec Design Group , in a de...
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Canadian Science Policy Centre and Chief Science Advisor Connecting Science With Politics
         By Henry Stewart The Canadian Science Policy Centre (CSPC), in an effort to build on its successful campaign to increase Federal government science funding and in partnership with the Office of the Chief Science Advisor of Canada , has rolled out a...
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More VASIMR Around the Corner, Just Maybe Not For Canada
          By  Chuck Black Readers of this blog have noted that Halifax, NS based Aethera Technologies, which was recently awarded $1.5Mln CDN under the Canadian Space Agency 's (CSA)  Space Technology Development Program (STDP) to develop advanced high-powe...
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Russian Space Program Entering "Dark Ages"
         By Henry Stewart ArsTechnica has posted an interesting piece on the decline of the Russian space capabilities, using references from  Lenta.ru , a Moscow-based Russian language online newspaper As outlined in the July 9th, 2018 ArsTechnica post, " ...
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VASIMR Around the Corner
           By  Brian Orlotti The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has announced the signing of an agreement with a Halifax, NS based company to fund development of a vital component for a futuristic plasma rocket engine. The move highlights a new Canadian intere...
VASIMR Around the Corner
VASIMR Around the Corner
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Time to Contribute to the Pre-Budget Consultations of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance
          By  Chuck Black If you didn't like the 2018 Federal Budget  (and a suprisingly large subset of the Canadian space industry most obviously didn't) then it's worth noting that pre-budget consultations are currently being undertaken by the House of C...
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The European Space Agency Post Brexit
          By  Chuck Black Under the belief that " leaving Earth requires international collaboration ," the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has built longstanding partnerships with both NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) which allow it to gain access to s...
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Happy Canada Day
This blog will be taking some time off over the next few days to celebrate Canada's 151st anniversary. We'll be back with all new stories, beginning July 6th, 2018.
Happy Canada Day
Happy Canada Day
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