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Marc Boucher

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 Inc. Boucher has 20 years working in various roles in the space industry and a total of 28 years as a technology entrepreneur including creating Maple Square, Canada's first internet directory and search engine.

MDA reports first earnings post-IPO

The new MDA brand and vision

MDA has released its first earnings report since the company went public in April of this year. The report states in part that revenue from Q1 increased 19.6% over Q1 2020 to $123.4 million. 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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Lunar Gateway Utilization business needs procurement notice released

Lunar Gateway and Canadarm3

The Canadian Space Agency has issued a Notice of Possible of Procurement (NPP) for the NASA led Lunar Gateway. The procurement notice is the precursor to a possible future request for proposals. 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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Space Strategies Consulting to conduct next review of Canada’s Remote Sensing Space Systems Act

Northern Land Cover of Canada – Circa 2000

The government of Canada is mandated by law to conduct an independent review of the Remote Sensing Space Systems Act (RSSSA), Canada's de facto "space law," every five years. This time, the Ottawa based consulting company Space Strategies Consulting Ltd. (SSCL) has been selected. The previous two reviews were conducted by the Institute of Air and Space Law at McGill University. This page is for …

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C6 Launch signs agreement with Brazil, completes first engine firing

C6 Launch Services has signed a launch agreement with Brazil

C6 Launch Services has been very busy this year completing construction of their engine test stand at Spaceport America and beginning engine tests. Now comes news of a new launch agreement with Brazil. 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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Ookla shares Starlink Speedtest data with latency an issue (updated)

Ookla's Speedtest latency data for Starlink in Canada

According to Speedtest data gathered from users in Canada and the United States, the SpaceX Starlink beta test speeds can be both good and bad, but the latency numbers aren't good, yet, especially in Canada. 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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$200 million Deep Tech Venture Fund launched by BDC Capital

BDC launches $200 million Deep Tech Venture Fund

BDC Capital announced today that it had launched the Deep Tech Venture Fund with an initial $200 million and SpaceQ has learned the fund is open to space companies. 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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