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Earth observation experts welcome budget funding, outline their own suggestions

First engineering image captured by an RCM satellite with Google Map for reference

Earth observations in Canada will require a next-generation synthetic aperture radar (SAR) and further integration of data products to keep up with the growing needs for monitoring the country, according to a panel of geospatial directors at the virtual GeoIgnite conference. 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 …

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In U.S. rocketry competition Canadian teams dominate critical design review

Al Bunshaft, Senior Vice President of Dassault Systèmes and astronaut Leland Melvin announce the results of phase 2 in the Base 11 Space Challenge

The Base 11 Space Challenge, which has a launch prize of US$1 million, has completed the critical design review with the Concordia University team finishing first and the University of British Columbia team finishing third. It is a remarkable achievement. 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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ABB awarded $2.25 million for CSA CASTOR telescope contract

CASTOR space telescope

Québec City based ABB has been awarded a $2.25 million contract from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) for the Cosmological Advanced Survey Telescope for Optical and UV Research (CASTOR) concept. 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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2021 Canadian federal budget contains funding for earth observation

Canadian Space Agency planned spending 2021-22

The 2021 federal budget contains many initiatives to help businesses, but when looking at the space sector there is only item that clearly targets an initiative that the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is leading, and that's space-based earth observation. 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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