Tag Archives: Budget

Space: A Healthy Space Program Equals A Healthy Economy

penny4nasa

As the Canadian government considers what do to about the future of Canada’s space program we thought it might be worth looking back a few years to the same question that was posed in the U.S.  This interview by Eva-Jane Lark with Neil deGrasse Tyson discusses how space and the economy are interrelated. The  interview first appeared in Space Quarterly Magazine in September 2012.

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Bill Nye Takes Not so Subtle Poke at Government Support of the Space Program

Bill Nye The Science Guy, who is the CEO of the Planetary Society pictured with Prime Minister Trudeau

It was meant to be an armchair discussion with Bill Nye “The Science Guy” on budget investments in Canadian innovation, particularly science. However, while mainstream media picked up on the political query related to the Kinder Morgan pipeline program at the end of the session, what they didn’t pick up on was the not-so-subtle poke Nye made about the space program.

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What the Space Community Can Expect in Budget 2017

Canada Budget 2017

The Liberal Budget 2017 will be presented to Canadians on March 22. For the space community it’s expected that there will be no major projects announced. This comes as no surprise as a new Space Strategy won’t be released until June, and a new Space Advisory Board has yet to be announced. Any new major funding would come in next years budget.

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