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Students from Simon Fraser University at TRIUMF in Vancouver for the radiation testing workshop

Over Seven Years the Canadian Satellite Design Challenge has Engaged Hundreds of Students

If I told you that over the course of the last seven years upwards of a thousand Canadian students had participated in developing CubeSat missions you might think this was a the result of a Canadian Space Agency (CSA) initiative. You would be wrong though. There was a time the CSA was interested in this, early this decade and before, but poor leadership in government, and to …

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Brigadier General Kevin G. Whale, Director General and Component Commander – Space, Department of National Defence

Innovation of Defence Excellence Needs Start-ups

If it is said that innovation of defence excellence is the Canadian Department of National Defence’s research and development goal, then it could be noted that Canadian space industry “start-ups” may possibly provide an answer to the space capability requirements that have been listed in the Department’s recent defence policy document.

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