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Direct to cell. Direct t0 device. Direct to smartphone. Image credit: SpaceX, Rogers.

Is Rogers Wavering on SpaceX’s Direct-to-Cell Service? (Updated)

SpaceX’s Starlink is slowly getting closer to rolling out direct-to-smartphone satellite telephony in Canada and elsewhere, with several key milestones being hit in the last few months. In Canada, their terrestrial partner for providing those capabilities will be Rogers, but questions still exist as to when and how these capabilities will be implemented, and why Rogers seems to be hedging their bets on whether to …

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Impulso.Space to Provide Integrated Launch Services for Spaceport Nova Scotia

Maritime Launch Services (MLS) announced today it has signed an agreement with Impulso.Space USA Corp. who will provide integrated launch services for Spaceport Nova Scotia. The news comes as MLS recently outlined its Phase 1 and 2 Lease and Launch Revenue Model. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. …

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Illustration of a Lunar Greenhouse ground test demonstrator. Image credit: Canadensys Aerospace.

Canadensys Wins Contract to Help Design Test Demonstrator for Lunar Greenhouse

Bolton, Ontario’s Canadensys Aerospace has received a contract with the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to work on lunar agriculture. According to the announcement, they will specifically be assisting with design work on subsystems for a “Ground Test Demonstrator” (GTD) of a Lunar Greenhouse. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. …

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MDA is Now MDA Space

MDA has rebranded to MDA Space, reflecting its growth in the space economy and satellite technology, amidst potential confusion with other 'MDA' named entities.

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The third RCM spacecraft is about to be inserted in a thermal vacuum chamber for testing at the David Florida Laboratory.

As the David Florida Laboratory Prepares to Close Commercial and Other Options Offer Alternatives

CBC News reported on Friday, March 1 that the David Florida Laboratory will close by the end of March 2025. The storied facility has seen its share of important projects, but its closure does provide commercial alternatives an opportunity to expand. 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 …

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MDA Finishes Strong 2023 and Looks Ahead to Growth in 2024

MDA finished off its 2023 on a strong fiscal note and expects to see continual growth for at least the next few years, the company announced in its quarterly and annual results (Feb. 28). 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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