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2012 Canadian Aerospace Summit Program Details Released

Over 500 Canadian aerospace professionals will meet to exchange ideas, discuss new business opportunities and plan for a changing global aerospace industry at the 2012 Canadian Aerospace Summit which is sponsored by the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC). The summit will take place December 5 & 6 at the Ottawa Convention Centre with this years theme, Bold Steps for an Exceptional Future.

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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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Will the World End in 2012? The Astronomical Evidence

Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell gave the Helen Sawyer Hogg Lecture at the RASC General Assembly on June 30, 2012, entitled “Will the world end in 2012? The astronomical evidence”. Burnell is a British astrophysicist who discovered the first radio pulsars with her then thesis supervisor Antony Hewish.

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