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A full view of the Lunar Gateway including Canadarm3, a Canadian contribution to be built by MDA

Avascent awarded Lunar Gateway Utilization Mission Contribution Study

Avascent, a strategy consulting company based in Washington with an office in Ottawa, has been awarded a contract for a Lunar Gateway Utilization Mission Contribution Study. 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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The Standing Committee on Finance pre-budget consultation

Canadian pre-budget consultation open for submissions, with a twist

Ahead of the next federal budget, the Canadian House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance (FINA) is now accepting written briefs as part of its pre-budget consultation. 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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CDL Insights chat with Chris Hadfield, Firouz M. Naderi, Anousheh Ansari and Dante Lauretta

Creative Destruction Lab graduates nine companies in its 2020-21 space stream

The Toronto based Creative Destruction Lab Space Stream has graduated nine of 21 companies that participated in its third cohort session. Of note, of the 20 companies originally selected, none were Canadian. 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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The D2 / Atlacom-1 nanosatellite will have the SkyWatch TerraStream data management solution onboard

SkyWatch TerraStream set for launch on SpaceX Transporter-2 mission will support agriculture sector

The D2 / Atlacom-1 nanosatellite scheduled to launch on the SpaceX Transporter-2 mission will include the SkyWatch TerraStream data management solution which will be used to support the Mexican agriculture sector. 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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An artist's impression of the Exolaunch's Fingerspitzengefühl satellites deployment into orbit from the SpaceX Transporter-2 mission

SpaceX Transporter-2 mission shows promise and challenges of mass rideshares

As SpaceX gets set to launch Transporter-2 early Friday evening, this second SpaceX mass rideshare is showing the promise of regularly scheduled missions, but does come with some challenges. Oh, and there's lot of innovative technology being launched. 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 artist illustration of lunar ISRU

Near term: An ISRU water-based space economy

The Planetary and Terrestrial Mining Sciences Symposium and Space Resources Roundtable had a strong focus on In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU) in space. The presentations explored a variety of possible technologies for resource extraction and refinement in space, and the means by which they could be used to begin to develop a space economy. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven …

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SkyWatch raises $17.2 million USD in Series B

Less than a week after announcing the launch of the first TerraStream enabled satellite, SkyWatch today announced it had completed its Series B round of founding and raised US$17.2 million (CAD$21M). 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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exactEarth Q2 2021 earnings turn to profit, company increases guidance

Showing resilience in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, exactEarth has turned to profit with $11.2 million in revenue year-to-date, up 32% compared to the same period last year. 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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Kepler Communication satellites being prepared for launch

Kepler Communications raises US$60 million in Series B funding

Kepler Communications announced today that is has closed an oversubscribed US$60 million Series B round of financing bringing its total funds raised to US$90 million and which will enable expansion into the US. 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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