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Is Northern Private Capital ready to invest in another Canadian space company?

The Business of Space panel with moderator Susan Visser, Andrew Lapham, CEO of Northern Private Capital, Pat Nihill, Vice President of Strategy at MDA, and Nathan de Ruiter, Managing Director Canada for Euroconsult

Northern Private Capital made international headlines when in late 2019 they announced that they were buying Canada's iconic space company MDA from Maxar. Is the company ready to make another investment in a Canadian space company? 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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Space Flight Lab sees 20th satellite launched in less than a year

Artist’s rendering of the Space Flight lab built HawkEye 360 Cluster 3 in orbit

For over 20 years the Toronto based Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) has been building small satellites with cutting edge technology for a variety of customers, from space agencies to New Space companies. In the last year the company says 20 satellites they built were launched. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. …

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At last – The James Webb Space Telescope is cleared for launch

Artist's view of the James Webb Space Telescope on an Ariane 5 rocke

After years of delays and huge cost overruns, humanity’s next great space observatory, the James Webb Space Telescope, has successfully completed the final mission analysis review and is cleared for launch on or after October 31, 2021. 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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The solar systems icy moons with Ingrid Daubar

Artist's rendering of NASA's Europa mission spacecraft

In this episode of the Space Economy podcast we discuss the icy moons of the solar system including their potential for future In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU). This is the seventh of ten episodes in our special series Doing Business in the Solar System hosted by Elizabeth Howell.

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