After Years of Work, MLS CEO Steve Matier “Humbled” as Commercial Space Launch Approved in Canada

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

After the Government of Canada publicly announced last week it would support commercial space launch in Canada, Steve Matier, CEO of Maritime Launch Services (MLS) first comment to SpaceQ was that he was "sincerely humbled by what has started."

In an interview with SpaceQ, Matier provided some context, a little of the backstory, and what's next.

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About Marc Boucher

Boucher is an entrepreneur, writer, editor & publisher. He is the founder of SpaceQ Media Inc. and CEO and co-founder of SpaceRef Interactive LLC. Boucher has 20+ years working in various roles in the space industry and a total of 30 years as a technology entrepreneur including creating Maple Square, Canada's first internet directory and search engine.