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.

The Humans to Mars Podcast

A Mars Ascent Vehicle (MAV) is a key mode of transportation on the Red Planet in "The Martian."

The goal of sending Humans to Mars has been a driving force for many in the space community for decades. In 1949 Dr. Wernher von Braun, who was instrumental in developing the U.S. rocket program, published the seminal book, Project Mars, a Technical Tale. As recently as last year, NASA was marketing an eventual human mission to Mars as the Journey to Mars.

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Telesat Nervously Awaits Indian PSLV-C40 Launch

Panaromic view of fully integrated PSLV-C40 with Mobile Service Tower withdrawn

On August 31, 2017, India’s PSLV-C39 launched normally but ultimately failed when the fairing failed to separate. This Thursday evening, India will launch it’s next PSLV-C40 mission with Telesat’s LEO-1 technology demonstration satellite on-board. After losing their other technology demonstration satellite, LEO-2, on a failed Russian launch last November, they must be a little nervous.

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