Marc Boucher

Marc Boucher
Boucher is an entrepreneur, writer, editor & publisher. He is the founder of SpaceQ Media Inc. and CEO and co-founder of SpaceRef Interactice Inc. Boucher has 18 years working in various roles in the space industry and a total of 25 years as a technology entrepreneur including creating Maple Square, Canada's first internet directory and search engine.

Lunar Rover Mobility

Peter Visscher of Ontario Drive and Gear presented this talk titled “Critical Mobility Technologies to Enable Long Term Lunar Surface Activity” at the 2012 Canadian Space Summit. Peter’s company has been funded by the Canadian Space Agency to work on lunar rover prototypes. NASA has expressed an interest in using one of Canada’s lunar rovers for a future moon mission as part of a Canadian …

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NASA Ames Director Pete Worden Talks Small Satellites

Last week at the Canadian Space Summit Pete Worden was one of the invited keynote speakers. His topic was Small Satellites for Science and Other Uses and as an example: Earth Observation, promises and challenges. Among the technologies he discusses is the Interplanetary Internet and what the future might hold. The talk is about 30 minutes with a 12 minute question and answer session.

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50 Years of Space Serving Canadians

At the 2012 Canadian Space Summit held last week at the University of Western Ontario in London this keynote highlighted Canada’s 50 years in space. Perry Edmundson of COM DEV International with help from Dr. David Kendall of the Canadian Space Agency and Dr. Lucy Stojak of HEC Montreal put together this excellent presentation.

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MDA Completes Acquisition of Space Systems/Loral, Releases Earnings and Prepares for RCM

Late last Friday MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA) announced it had formally closed the deal to acquire Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) after it had received regulatory approval and secured the necessary financing. MDA announced in their quarterly call yesterday that on the same day of the closing it had been contacted by the Canadian government with a request for proposal for the build phase, Phase …

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