Small launch vehicles survey 2022

The number of small launch vehicles under development shrinks

In his annual survey of small launch vehicles, Carlos Niederstrasser of Northrop Grumman says the survey is now tracking 166 vehicles, up very slightly from the year before. However, the number of vehicles in development has been going down since the high of the 2020 survey. Notably though, it appears small launch vehicles are on track to launching once a month, a marked improvement. This …

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Artist concept of the new MDA Mission Control Centre

MDA revises Q3 outlook due to program slowdowns

MDA said slowdowns in two space programs will lead to fewer revenues in Q3, during financial results released Friday (Aug. 12). But the company emphasized that it is working on guidance for 2023 and that the overall space market is strong, along with MDA’s customer base.

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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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