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.

Former Space Station Commander Tim Kopra joins MDA

NASA astronaut Tim Kopra poses inside the cupola module onboard the International Space Station. Kopra, who was born in Austin, Texas, is the commander of Expedition 47 and previously served as a flight engineer during Expeditions 46 and 20

Tim Kopra, a former Army Colonel, helicopter pilot, NASA astronaut and International Space Station Commander, has joined MDA as the Vice President, Robotics and Space Operations. Kopra joins MDA from Blue Bear Capital where he was a partner and advisor. According to the MDA press release, Blue Bear Capital, a private equity firm, “invests in high-growth technology companies and start-ups across the energy, infrastructure and …

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SpaceX successfully launches astronauts for the first time

SpaceX Crew Demo 2 launch

At 3:22 pm EDT a SpaceX rocket with astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley successfully launched on a mission to test the new Crew Dragon capsule. The two astronauts will spend about 19 hours catching up the International Space Station (ISS) where they will spend at least six weeks. NASA has yet to decide on how long they’ll stay. That will in part depend on …

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