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

Canadian Space Agency

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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Canadian space luminaries urge the government to take more action on space exploration, strategy

Canada in Space

It's been almost two years to the day since the government of Canada released its Space Strategy, one which was meant to offer an incremental way forward in lieu of a long term space plan. For some in the space community, including a few members of the sidelined Space Advisory Board, the government isn't moving with the urgency they say is required. This page is …

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

Artist illustration the Phantom Space rocket

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 to go public and unveils medium lift rocket Neutron

Rocket Lab Electron launch

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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New reports outlines defense options against satellite counterspace weapons

Radio frequency mapping of the Galapagos Islands in 2020.

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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