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This Week in Space for Canada: January 8th, 2010

This week in space for Canada is all about taking stock of the upcoming space, aerospace, venture capital and business focused events occurring over the next couple of months. Think of it a basic list of fun places to go, interesting people to meet and useful organizations to connect with. Some of these events are even in Canada.

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Hydrogenics Picked for Next Generation Lunar Mobility Power System

Hydrogenics of Mississauga has been picked by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to provide a next generation lunar mobility power system. Lunar mobility systems is one of the key technology areas the CSA has targeted going forward. Mobility systems would be one area of expertise the CSA would provide to international partners in future moon exploration and is part of the next long term space …

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UBC Astronomers Release Most Detailed Images of Deep Space from 12 Billions Ago

University of British Columbia (UBC) astronomers led by UBC post-doctoral fellow Gaelen Marsden have released the most detailed images of deep space from 12 billion years ago using data from the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Herschel Space Observatory. The results were recently presented at the first International Herschel Science Meeting in Madrid, Spain.

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CSA Seeks Request for Information for ESA's 1st Semester 2010 Technology Harmonization Process

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) today issued a Request for Information (RFI) to Canadian organizations involved in space technology development and/or research in Canada to provide comments on technical information stemming from the European Space Agency’s (ESA) 1st Semester 2010 Technology Harmonization process led by ESA’s Technology Harmonization Advisory Group (THAG), where the CSA represents the Canadian delegation.

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This Week in Space for Canada: December 18th, 2009

It’s been over fifty years since Sputnik ushered in the dawn of the space age and it looks like we all sometimes get it wrong when it comes to predicting the future so this week in space for Canada is all about being cautious about those predictions we’re likely to be making over the next week or so.

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