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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Panaromic view of fully integrated PSLV-C40 with Mobile Service Tower withdrawn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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Gaming Becoming a Respected Narrative Medium Led by Canadian Success Story BioWare

Mass Effect 3 Starship Normandy

Space ignites the imagination. The most recent SpaceQ podcast quoted CSA president Sylvain LaPorte, telling the audience about how a gymnasium full of kids will absolutely light up when they see an astronaut walk into the room, and how stories of hometown astronauts inspire kids to look to space for their own future careers. Fiction is no different: whether it’s television shows like Gene Roddenberry’s Star …

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