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Western University and the Milo Institute sign MOU for deep space missions

Virtual announcement between the MILO Institute and Western University

During a virtual event Thursday, London, Ontario based Western University and the Phoenix, Arizona based MILO Institute signed a memorandum of understanding to develop low-cost deep space missions starting with a CubeSat. 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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GHGSat releases Iris first light image

GHGSat-C1 Iris satellite

Just a couple weeks after the launch of their latest greenhouse gas emissions detection satellite, GHGSat has released the Iris "first light" data showing a large plume in Turkmenistan. Also this past week, the company was named the Company of the Year by the Alberta based industry group TECTERRA. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, …

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New Canadian Space Agency President makes unexpected visit (Part 1)

Canadian Space Agency fall update with surprise visit by President Lisa Campbell

A week into her new job as President of the Canadian Space Agency, Lisa Campbell made an unexpected visit on a webinar hosted by SatCan which provided a fall update from the Agency. While her virtual visit was short, the "Autumn" update from Canada's space agency was lengthy and informative. Here's what you missed. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. …

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Time is running out as NASA pushes to get Artemis Moon funding

NASA Lunar Exploration Program Overview

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine is making yet another appeal to Congress tomorrow to secure the necessary funding for the Artemis program in its fiscal year 2021 budget. Without the funding in place by end of March 2021, Bridenstine says it will will be difficult to meet the timeline of 2024 to land American astronauts on the Moon. This page is for subscribers only. Already a …

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Arianespace to resume OneWeb constellation flights

OneWeb launch of 34 satellites on a Soyuz February 6, 2020

Arianespace announced this morning it was resuming launch operations for the deployment of the OneWeb constellation. That constellation has 74 satellites in orbit to date. In a Tweet, OneWeb also reiterated its plan on to deliver commercial services to several markets including Canada. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent …

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Thirty Meter Telescope construction could be delayed until 2023

The Thirty Meter Telecope

This past weekend the Canadian Astronomical Society (CASCA) Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) Advisory Committee (CATAC) updated its members on the status of the project. The news is not good as construction on the oft delayed project might now not start until 2023. 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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Canadian Space Agency restructures to meet future growth of the space program

Canadian Space Agency

Little known outside the confines of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED), are changes which came into effect on August 31st to the top level organizational structure of Canada's space agency. Those changes are designed to meet the needs of key programs and the growing importance within government of the space program. SpaceQ has obtained the new organizational …

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Designing a space station and other stories

The International Space Station

Welcome to the Terranauts first episode of Season 2. On this episode we talk to Colleen Merchant who worked on the international team that designed and built the Space Station and the international flight control team that continues to support it on orbit today.

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