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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.

Canadian Space Commerce Association Bimonthly Meeting

Date: November 10, 2011 Location: Toronto, ON Web Site: http://spacecommerce.ca/meetings About: The next CSCA meeting is Thursday, November 10th, 2011. Our guest speaker will be announced shortly. The CSCA holds meetings in Toronto on the second Thursday of every other month, at the law offices of Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, 199 Bay Street, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West, Toronto, Ontario, M5L 1A9. Meetings are …

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Canadian Workshop on Composite Structures and Materials for Space Applications

Date: November 14-15, 2011 Location: Canadian Space Agency HQ, Saint-Hubert, QC Web Site: http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/events/2011/composite.asp About: The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is pleased to host a Canadian Workshop on Composite Structures and Materials for Space Applications. The technology of composite structures and materials has dramatically evolved, advanced, matured over past decades to have applications ranging from laptop computers, sports equipment, automobiles, aircraft, to spacecraft and space …

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International Interdisciplinary Congress on Space Debris Remediation

Date: November 11-12, 2011 Location: Montreal, QC Web Site: http://www.mcgill.ca/iasl/ About: The International Interdisciplinary Congress on Space Debris Congress, to be held at McGill Institute of Air and Space Law in Montreal on 11 and 12 November 2011, will examine various technical concepts and means, legal and economic aspects, operational and organizational requirements for space debris remediation and on-orbit servicing of satellites with the objective …

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Satellite Service Restored to Northern Canadian Communities

The Anik F2 satellite which went offline yesterday due to a software malfunction is back in service said Telesat, its owner. While the satellite was down it affected mostly northern communities in Canada’s arctic. Services affected included phone and banking services which were offline and caused First Air to cancel most flights.

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Astronaut David Saint- Jacques to Explore Simulated Asteroid as part of NEEMO 15

One of NASA’s goals is to send astronauts to an asteroid in the future, something that’s never been done. While the hardware is being built, namely the Orion Multi-Purpose Crewed Vehicle that will take the astronauts to an asteroid, a more immediate concern is training astronauts on how to work on the asteroid once they get there. NASA’s NEEMO 15 mission is just one of …

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Will NASA's Heavy Lift Launch Vehicle Ever Fly?

Yesterday NASA announced its long awaited plan to develop a Heavy Lift Vehicle (HLV) for its Space Launch System (SLS). Based on NASA’s history and most recent experience in developing the Constellation program I think it’s fair to ask the question, will NASA’s HLV ever fly?

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