Craig Bamford

Craig started writing for SpaceQ in 2017 as their space culture reporter, shifting to Canadian business and startup reporting in 2019. He is a member of the Canadian Association of Journalists, and has a Master's Degree in International Security from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. He lives in Toronto.

CDL Space Stream Meets in Paris, Will Expand to Oxford

CDL Insights chat with Chris Hadfield, Firouz M. Naderi, Anousheh Ansari and Dante Lauretta

The Creative Destruction Lab's (CDL) newly globalized Space Stream has now officially started meeting outside North America, having just concluded a two-day session in Paris at the HEC Paris business school. It’s also been confirmed that they’ll be expanding to Oxford next fall, with CDL founder Ajay Agrawal commenting on HEC’s students and the Oxford expansion. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? …

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Terra Motion Opens Canadian Business

Credit: Terra Motion Canada.

Terra Motion Limited -- the UK company that processes satellite data to detect land subsidence measurements in remote areas and identifies carbon potential from peatlands from space – has come to Canada. In October 2022, Terra Motion partnered with Space Strategies Consulting Limited, a provider of space operational solutions, to open Terra Motion Canada. The firm is located in Kanata, the high tech suburb west …

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Canadarm2 Plays a Role in Investigating Mystery Leak of Two Russian Spacecraft Attached to the ISS

Image of hole on the Soyuz 22. Credit: Roscosmos.

Canada is playing a small but critical role in understanding a problem on the International Space Station (ISS). The Canadarm2 has been used to take photos of the mysterious leaks on the Soyuz 22 and Progress 82 spacecraft, helping Roscosmos and others to understand and explain what happened. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, …

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Canadian Student Rocket Challenge Sees Significant Growth for 2023

The first experimental amateur launch license was issued for the Launch Canada Challenge

Canadian student rocketry organization Launch Canada took a big step in 2022 with their inaugural Launch Canada Challenge which let student rocketry clubs compete for a variety of different launch-related challenges. In an interview with SpaceQ, Launch Canada president Adam Trumpour offered some thoughts on last years event, and where they’re planning to take it this year.

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Space Canada Expands to 50 Members

Space Canada

Fresh from their founding in 2022 and their first conference in Ottawa in October, Canadian space-sector industry group Space Canada is coming into 2023 with a variety of new members and renewed focus. 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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