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C6 Launch unveils Spaceport America launch test stand

C6 Launch prepares for rocket engine integration testing, just not in Canada

C6 Launch would have liked to begin its static engine integration tests followed by tests flights here at home in Canada, but because of outdated regulations, and without a technology safeguards agreement with the U.S., C6 finds itself setting up in the launch friendlier environments of the U.S., the United Kingdom and looking into Brazil. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log …

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ntuitive Machines robotic Moon lander is part of NASA's Commercial Lunar Payload Services

Mission Control Space Services lunar payload gets a funding boost

Mission Control Space Services, a Canadian space exploration and robotics company, just received $1.16 million from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to join the global gold rush of moon missions. 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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Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency departmental plan has spending for 2021-22 set at $403.6 million

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) planned spending for its upcoming fiscal year which starts on April 1, 2021 has been set at $403.6 million, a 2.2% increase over the previous year. A new priority this year is the CSA’s Contribution to COVID-19 Economic Recovery while another, Space-Based Earth-Observation and Climate Change Science, is expanded from last year. This page is for subscribers only. Already a …

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Artist illustration the Phantom Space rocket

Canadian co-founder of startup Phantom Space hopes to send new rockets into space in 2023

The new satellite and rocket startup Phantom Space has been hard at work in stealth mode in Arizona for the past year. As the company gradually emerges from stealth mode, it has a vision of making access to space even simpler for companies trying to get a payload into orbit. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, …

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Rocket Lab Electron launch

Rocket Lab to go public and unveils medium lift rocket Neutron

Rocket Lab joins the growing list of startup space companies that are going public through a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) by announcing today a merger with NASDAQ listed Vector Acquisition Corporation with "implied pro forma enterprise value of $4.1 billion, representing 5.4x 2025 projected revenue of approximately $750 million." This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, …

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Radio frequency mapping of the Galapagos Islands in 2020.

New reports outlines defense options against satellite counterspace weapons

How safe are your satellite from counterspace weapons? It's a question being asked more often, not just by government defense departments, but also by commercial players as new constellations are 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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Astra rocket first stage

VC Steve Jurvetson and Astra’s Chris Kemp offer contrasting views on the small satellite launch market

At the recent virtual SmallSat Symposium two keynotes offered different perspectives on the small satellite launch services market. The first keynote was by Future Ventures partner Steve Jurvetson and the second keynote was by Chris Kemp, CEO of Astra, the small satellite launch services startup. There's some common ground between the two, but their views on who should serve the small satellite launch services market …

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