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BGen. Kevin Whale (Ret’d)

Former BGen Kevin Whale joins MDA

Recently retired BGen Kevin Whale who was Director General for Space at the Royal Canadian Air Force and recently Deputy Commanding General (Transformation) at Space Operations Command, United States Space Force has now now joined MDA.

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This satellite image was taken of the the day before Russia invaded Ukraine and shows the Yuzhmash and Yuzhnoy buildings in Dnipro.

Ukrainian space factory, Yuzhmash, hit by Russian missile attack

A Russian cruise missile attack hit the Yuzhmash space factory in the Ukrainian city of Dnipro on July 15th. What does this mean for Spaceport Nova Scotia? 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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Reaver-B engine test. Credit: Firefly Aerospace

Firefly’s upcoming high-stakes launch attempt

Firefly Aerospace is taking its second shot at getting into orbit. Their second Firefly Alpha launch attempt, named “To the Black,” is scheduled for launch on July 17th. And while launch attempts are always high-stakes, the stakes for “To The Black” couldn't be higher.  Firefly’s future may depend on its success. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, …

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