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Michael Suffredini of Axiom and Lisa Campbell of the CSA shake hands after signing agreement

The Canadian Space Agency had a Busy Schedule at the International Astronautical Congress in Paris

This years 73rd International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Paris was the largest one to date, with nearly 10,000 people attending in-person. The Canadian Space Agency signed four agreements and held 17 official meetings. 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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Entrepreneur space series

An Introduction to Entrepreneurial Space

A few years ago, or a lifetime ago in COVID years, I wrote an article for SpaceQ discussing the difference between "New" Space and "Old" Space in which I argued that they really weren't different ways of addressing a single space market. I argued instead that they were actually different business models that happened to share space as the medium through which services were delivered …

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Maritime Launch Services and Skyrora have signed a letter of intent for launch services from Spaceport Nova Scotia

Maritime Launch Services Adds Skyrora XL as a Launch Option, Signs CubeSat Agreement with Ukraine

Maritime Launch Services (MLS) publicly announced a couple of agreements at this years International Astronautical Congress in Paris including with Skyrora and the State Space Agency of Ukraine. What other deals will come from their side meetings is something we should learn about in the coming months. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology …

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Spire Global 16U satellite platform

Spire Global Satellites Will Host Three GHGSat Payloads

GHGSat has signed a deal with Spire Global to host at least three methane-tracking payloads. The deal, announced at the World Satellite Business Week, will have GHGSat move away (at least partially) from their previous strategy of owning their own satellites, and shift towards putting payloads onto Spire satellites. Spire will be launching three 16U satellites in 2023 that will each carry one of GHGSat’s payloads.

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The Firefly Reaver engine being tested.

Firefly’s New Transformative Leadership

After nearly a year, Firefly Aerospace is slated to finally make their second launch attempt of a their Alpha rocket. Originally scheduled for July 17th, their new mission, “To the Black,” is scheduled to launch Sunday, September 11th. It isn’t just a new rocket; in many ways, it’s a whole new Firefly, one that might be on the cusp of radical transformation. This page is …

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CubeRover

NASA Bets on CubeRover to Survive Frigid Cold Lunar Nights

NASA is counting on Astrobotic’s CubeRover’s batteries and electronics to survive the frigid lunar night, where temperatures can plummet as low as – 200 C. 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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