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.

GHGSat’s Hugo satellite delivers first results

Pulse global methane emissions map

GHGSat's Hugo satellite which was launched a week ago has delivered its "first light" data with encouraging results. 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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MDA to invest in commercial synthetic aperture radar satellite

RADARSAT Constellation Mission RCM

MDA announced today that it will design and build a commercial synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite for its own commercial use, a departure in how it has previously approached satellite development. 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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Science Weekend – An evening of exoplanets

Illustration of an exoplanet

This past week the University of Guelph physics department in collaboration with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada – Montreal Centre and the Institute for Research on Exoplanets at the Université de Montréal spent an evening discussing the latest news and research in the exciting field of exoplanets.

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Toronto’s Space Flight Laboratory marks successful deployment of 12 satellites on SpaceX Transporter-1 mission

Artist illustration of Space Flight Laboratory HawkEye 360 satellites using the Defiant satellite platform

It's no secret that Canada's leading small satellite manufacturer is Space Flight Laboratory. For over 20 years they've been innovating in the small satellite marketplace and this past Sunday they marked a record 12 satellites launched on the SpaceX Transporter-1 mission. 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 …

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MDA awarded $42 million satellite flight operations and data management services government contract

RCM Canadian ground stations footprint as part of the MDA Satellite Flight Operations and Data Management Services contract with the CSA

The Canadian Space Agency has awarded MDA a contract worth $42 million to provide satellite flight operations and data management services for assets under its responsibility. 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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Record 9 Canadian satellites launched on SpaceX Transporter-1 Mission

Launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket for the Transporter-1 dedicated rideshare mission and includes Canadian satellites from GHGSat and Kepler Communications

For Canadian commercial space companies GHGSat and Kepler Communications, 2021 is off to a good start with nine satellites launched between them which equals the combined total of Canadian satellites launched in the past two years. 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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NASA’s Space Launch System Green Run leaves open possibility of Artemis 1 launch this year

The core stage for the first flight of NASA’s Space Launch System rocket is seen in the B-2 Test Stand during a hot fire test Jan. 16, 2021, at NASA’s Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.

A week ago today NASA ran the Space Launch System Green Run test meant to be the last test of the four massive Shuttle era RS-25 engines and core stage before being shipped to the Kennedy Space Center in preparation for the planned Artemis 1 launch later this year. The Space Launch System, NASA’s massive deep space rocket is designed to propel astronauts to the …

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