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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.

North York Astronomical Association 30th Annual Starfest

Date: August 25-28, 2011. Location: River Place Park, RR 3, Ayton, Ontario. Web Site: http://www.nyaa.ca/index.php?page=/sf11/sf.home11 About: On cosmic scales, 30 years doesn’t sound like much. And yet, so much has changed in astronomy and for a popular star party that happens every year in August near Mount Forest. Join us as we reflect on the past three decades of Star Fest and amateur astronomy. We’ll …

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Planetary Science Short Course

Date: September 6-11, 2011. Location: Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario. Web Site: http://cpsx.uwo.ca/study/2011-short-course About: The Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration (CPSX) at the University of Western Ontario (London, ON) is pleased to announce the second annual Planetary Science Short Course, to be held September 6-11 2011. This is an intensive 6-day modular course on planetary science. The …

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2011 Canadian Space Summit

Date: November 23-25, 2011 Location: The Deerfoot Inn and Casino, Calgary, Alberta. Web Site: http://www.css.ca/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=427&Itemid=57 About: The Canadian Space Society’s Annual Space Summit is Canada’s leading conference devoted to space science, research and technology. With an annual attendance of approximately 200 attendees (and growing), the Summit brings together space professionals from industry, academia, government and the military as well as enthusiasts from all walks of …

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2011 Educators' Space Conference

Date: August 9-11, 2011 Location: John H. Chapman Space Centre in Longueuil, Quebec Web Site: http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/events/2011/educators_conference.asp About: Since its inception in 2002, the Canadian Space Agency’s annual Educator Conference has been attended by over 500 educators from across Canada, whose dedication and personal interest in professional development during summer vacation has contributed greatly to the success of this conference

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CSA Workshop on the Utilization of Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA's) In Canadian Space Missions

Date: September 27-28, 2011 Location: John H. Chapman Space Centre in St-Hubert, Quebec Web Site: http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/events/2011/fpga.asp About: The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is pleased to host a Workshop on the Utilization of Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) in Canadian Space Missions. FPGA technology has dramatically evolved over the past years, providing major advantages and exciting new capabilities for development of space-born systems. Development methodology, cost, …

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CSA Solicits Study of Military Automatic Identification System Sensor for the RADARSAT Constellation Mission

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is following up its RADARSAT Next Generation Options Study of last summer with a new feasibility study of a design of an Integrated Automatic Identification System (AIS) Sensor that would eventually be built and placed on the satellites of the RADARSAT Constellation Mission (RCM).

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