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Roadwork begins at Spaceport Nova Scotia

MLSI begins initial roadwork to gather soil and rock data for their design team

Maritime Launch Services Inc. (MLSI) recently provided an update to stakeholders that included news about initial roadwork to allow the Spaceport Nova Scotia design team with soil and rock data. The roadwork is one of several new developments the company announced. 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 …

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A first look at the Maritime Launch Services launch control centre and area for Spaceport Nova Scotia

A map of the surrounding area in the Canso area of MLS facilities. Credit: Maritime Launch Services.

On Friday, November 19, 2021 at the Halifax International Security Forum Maritime Launch Services announced its first launch customer and unveiled the preliminary design of its Launch Control Centre. The following day SpaceQ was offered the opportunity to fly over the area. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. …

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Maritime Launch Services Nova Scotia spaceport development ramps up

MLS representatives, Ukrainian Head of State Space Agency Volodymyr Taftai, and Canadian government officials including ISED Minister Champagne

At the high-profile Halifax International Security Forum, Maritime Launch Services announced Nanoracks will be its first customer with a launch planned in 2023. The company also showcased its preliminary design for its Launch Control Centre. Notably, the company also received both federal and provincial government endorsement including from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne.

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Ukraine makes push for Canadian spaceport

From left to right: Yuri Petrovskiy, Deputy Minister of Strategic Industries for European Integration, Deputy Prime Minister Oleg Uruskyi, an interpreter, and Vladimir Taftai, administrator of the State Space Agency

SpaceQ has learned that senior Ukrainian officials are heading to Canada in November including a stop in Halifax and Guysborough County where Maritime Launch Services (MLS) is proposing to build a spaceport. Among the officials coming is Deputy Prime Minister Oleg Uruskyi, State Space Agency of Ukraine Administrator Vladimir Taftai, and likely Foreign Affairs Minister Dmytro Kuleba.

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Maritime Launch Services selects Stantec to lead spaceport facility design

MLS artist rendering of the vertical launch area

Maritime Launch Services (MLS) has selected Stantec to lead the design team for its Nova Scotia based spaceport. The company also announced several other contractors, many local, as it plans to break ground this fall and begin initial construction. 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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Canadian spaceport one step closer with Maritime Launch Services securing $10.5 million in funding

MLS artist rendering of the vertical launch area

SpaceQ has learned that Maritime Launch Services will announce tomorrow that it has secured $10.5 million in financing led by Power One Capital Markets Limited and Primary Capital Inc. enabling construction to begin for a Canadian spaceport in Nova Scotia in what would be Canada's first orbital launch facility. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, …

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Canadian Spaceport Report – Northern Private Capital expressed an interest in Nova Scotia spaceport

Canadian Spaceport Report - From left to right: Joseph Hasay, United Paradyne; Andrew Lapham, Northern Private Capital; and Steve Matier, Maritime Launch Services (MLS)

This is the first edition of the Canadian Spaceport Report, the renamed report for our previous series we called the Canadian Spaceport Launch Vehicle Power Rankings. Among the updates in this report is news concerning Maritime Launch Services (MLS) and we've also learned that Northern Private Capital visited Yuzhnoye Design Office with MLS. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven …

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Commercial spaceports to see growing activity this decade

MLS artist rendering of the vertical launch area

While 2020 was a challenging year for spaceports around the world, commercial and government activity remains a great opportunity for these space-faring locations – although certain risks must be mitigated, a set of new reports says. 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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