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.

Spire Global to use Kepler Communications Aether-KU payload on up to 50 satellites

Artist illustration of the Kepler Communications Alderaan satellite

While Kepler Communications continues to build out its own satellite communication constellation in low Earth orbit, it's beginning to add customers who want to use the Aether-KU communications payload product line on their own satellites. 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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Moving the needle for Canadian space regulation and licensing

This is a Mosaic of Canada which is made from 121 images captured by Canadian satellite RADARSAT-2.

Changes to the space regulatory environment in Canada, including the Remote Sensing Space Systems Act (RSSSA), has and will continue to take time. To provide some insight into the process, we present the following update from Michelle Mendes from the Satellite Canada Innovation Network (SatCan) who was a member of the RSSSA Ad-Hoc Advisory Committee.

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