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Canadian Space Agency Issues RFP for Space Exploration Topical Teams

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) today issued a request for proposals (RFP) seeking bids from qualified organizations in order to form Topical Teams (TTs) with interest and expertise in the CSA’s Space Exploration Science and Space Health Topics in nine specific subject areas, for the purpose of providing a report of updated community science priorities to CSA.

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The Government Invests $13.1 Million in 38 Space Technology Development Projects

This past Friday the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario) announced at the headquarters of COM DEV International that the government had selected 21 companies and 38 research and development projects to fund as part of the Canadian Space Agency’s (CSA) Space Technology Development Program (STDP).

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Sylvain Laporte Named President of the Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency President Sylvain Laporte.

The Prime Minister announced today that veteran public servant Sylvain Laporte has been named as President of the Canadian Space Agency. Mr. Laporte is currently the Commissioner of Patents and Registrar of Trade-marks, Canadian Intellectual Property Office, Industry Canada. He will commence his new duties on March 9th.

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