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UrtheCast reports Q1 2020 financial results and is awarded $1M government contract

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UrtheCast financial results for the first quarter of 2020 showed steady revenue year-to-year, though the company is still having trouble securing financing for the UrtheDaily Constellation. While revenue stayed steady at $4.4 million, operating costs increased to $7.8 million. The company reported a net loss from continuing operations of $2.5 million and a net loss from discontinued operations of $8.6 million. This page is for …

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Canadian Space Agency Awards $9M in Technology Contracts

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The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) announced on Twitter yesterday the first round of contracts for its Space Technology Development Program AO 6. All told, the CSA awarded $9 million in 14 contracts to 8 companies. MDA was the recipient of 6 contracts valued at just over $3.5 million. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, …

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Lunar Exploration Accelerator Program Instruments RFP Issued

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The Canadian Space Agency today released the Lunar Exploration Accelerator Program Phase 0 scientific instruments request for proposals. The RFP was expected and follows a May Letter of Intent notice issued by the CSA. 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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Stratodynamics looks to help calibrate the Square Kilometre Array

Hundreds of thousands and eventually up to a million low-frequency antennas will be located in Western Australia

Stratodynamics is trying to expand its customer base with the announcement last week it had entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Square Kilometre Array organization. The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) will be the largest radio telescope when it's completed. The SKA is imagined of having "thousands of dishes and up to a million low-frequency antennas that will enable astronomers to monitor the …

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