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.

Do Small Incremental Moves Mark Telesat Progress?

Telesat Alan Park ground station facility near Hannover, Ontario

Have you seen the latest news about Elon Musk, SpaceX and Starlink? What about Telesat? Hmm. Since it's last earnings call in November Telesat has signed a number of deals, but the cloud hanging over the company persists. 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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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. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? …

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Government of Canada Gives Domestic Spaceport and Rocket Launch Industry a Boost

Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra. Credit: CPAC TV.

It's been years in the making, but today the Government of Canada signalled it would fully support the development of a domestic commercial space launch capability and necessary facilities. The first step, in the interim, and starting from today, would allow on a case-by-case basis, orbital launches from Canada. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, …

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The Value of the Global Space Economy Surged in 2022

The Space Economy report. Credit: Euroconsult.

According to the annual report by Euroconsult on the global space economy, the value reached an all time high of US$424 billion, a 14.1% increase over the previous year. 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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