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Video – Cubes in Space 2017 Conference: Launching Canada into Space

Today the Canada Aviation and Space Museum is hosting the Cubes in Space 2017 Conference: Launching Canada into Space. The event brings together more than 100 elementary and high school students from the National Capital Region. The event was organized by idoodledu inc, founders and creators of the Cubes in Space competition. The Cubes in Space competition is a global design challenge for students ages …

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Short Cuts: Space Policy, Earth Observation Summit, Apogy Software, Upcoming Events and More

In today’s Short Cuts: The Canadian Space Commerce Association held its first Canadian Space Policy Summit last week and we have the first of three stories from the event. The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) releases information about the the 11th Advanced SAR (ASAR) Workshop being held as part of the Earth Observation Summit 2017. The CSA promotes its Apogy software for operating robots and satellites …

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The Canadian Space Agency Perspective from the 2016 Space Policy Symposium

On Tuesday, November 8th some 90* people gathered at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa for the 1st Canadian Space Policy Summit organized by the Canadian Space Commerce Association. Representatives from industry, academia, not-for-profits and government discussed a variety of policy issues with a planned outcome of putting together a recommendations report to be disseminated, and in particular, provided to Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada …

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What Does a Trump Government Mean for the Canadian Space Sector

Change is coming to Washington, and the result of the U.S. election has shown us clearly an America divided. Bombastic businessman and showman Donald J. Trump is president-elect, and the Republicans have a majority in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. While this may seem a clear path to enabling policies, it should be noted that Trump trails in the popular vote, and …

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Canadian Researchers Aim to Be Ready When the International Space Community Embarks on a Mars Sample Return Mission

For the fourth consecutive year, a Canadian led Mars Sample Return Simulation will begin today in preparation for a future international Mars sample return mission. The simulation brings together over 50 scientists and engineers from across Canada and international collaborators from the United States, Germany and the United Kingdom.

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Second Liberal Budget Should Define Their Commitment to Canada's Space Program

The Liberal government has been in power for a year and it is now becoming clear the way forward for the space sector is through the yet to be presented Innovation Agenda the government is currently seeking input on. If the buzzword innovation hasn’t been defined, redefined and used enough for you, well get ready, you’re going to get a steady diet of it starting …

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