MDA Space Skymaker

Elizabeth Howell

Is SpaceQ's Associate Editor as well as a business and science reporter, researcher and consultant. She recently received her Ph.D. from the University of North Dakota and is communications Instructor instructor at Algonquin College.

Canada Outlines Strategy for Space Defence in Face of Russian, Chinese Military Posturing

Brig. Gen. Michael Adamson of 3 Canadian Space Division at the Standing Committee on National Defence on April 29, 2024

Representatives from 3 Canadian Space Division (3CSD) and NORAD (the North American Aerospace Defence Command) spoke at the Standing Committee on National Defence meeting on Space Defence on April 29, about a number of concerns in the military sphere. One of 3CSD's aims is to, like U.S. Space Force, provide a coordinated effort for space threats since its establishment nearly two years ago, on July …

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Telesat Moves Forward with Lightspeed Spending in Q1 Results

Telesat Contracts MDA as Prime Satellite Manufacturer for the Telesat Lightspeed constellation. Image credit: Telesat.

Telesat officials said the company will meet its 2024 guidance and continue spending on Lightspeed after releasing first-quarter results on Friday (May 10). That said, the company said it will need to maximize its EBITDA and cash flow "by seeking to mitigate anticipated revenue declines and rigorously manage our legacy cost structure" in its geostationary business, officials warned in the earnings statement. But as a …

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