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CSA Issues Request for Proposals for Four STPD Priority Technologies Including for the LiteBIRD and WildFireSat Mission

Canadian Space Agency

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) today issued a request for proposals (RFP) for four priority technologies (PT) as part of the Space Technology Development Program. The four priority technologies are; PT-1 Technologies for Terrestrial Snow Mass Mission ($750 000 contract).PT-2 Pointing Mirror Technology for the Atmospheric Imaging Mission of Northern Regions (AIM-North) ($750 000 contract).PT-3 Technology Development and Prototyping for Space- Based High-Performance, High-Density Signal …

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How satellite information flows to Canadian decision-makers in case of wildfires and other disasters

How we monitor wildfires and natural disasters is about to change

With the intensity of natural disasters and severe weather accelerating amid global warming, governments – including Canada – are working to speed up the satellite information flow as best as possible to the people on the ground – sometimes, literally, the wildfire firefighters holding the hose against the flames.  This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, …

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Canadian Space Agency departmental plan has spending for 2021-22 set at $403.6 million

Canadian Space Agency

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) planned spending for its upcoming fiscal year which starts on April 1, 2021 has been set at $403.6 million, a 2.2% increase over the previous year. A new priority this year is the CSA’s Contribution to COVID-19 Economic Recovery while another, Space-Based Earth-Observation and Climate Change Science, is expanded from last year. This page is for subscribers only. Already a …

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The Canadian Space Agency identifies 7 new priority technologies to develop

Canadian Space Agency

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has identified new priority technologies it's interested in developing and includes blockchain and new sensors for "the exploration of new worlds" among others. Up to eight contracts are available with a maximum funding of $8.1 million for all the contracts. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. …

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NASA and partners release global view of COVID-19 impacts

NASA, ESA, and JAXA COVID-19 Earth Observation Dashboard

NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) have released a COVID-19 Earth Observation (EO) dashboard to track the environmental and socio-economic impact of the Coronavirus. Canada is not directly involved. The dashboard integrates multiple satellite data records from the three space agencies with analytical tools that allows the public "to track changes in air and water quality, climate change, …

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Canadian Space Agency budget increases 20% for 2020-21

Canadian Space Agency budget 2020

The Canadian Space Agency budget is increasing by 20% over last years budget according to its recently released Departmental Plan. This isn't an April Fools joke, it does however require some context. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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