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Avascent awarded Lunar Gateway Utilization Mission Contribution Study

A full view of the Lunar Gateway including Canadarm3, a Canadian contribution to be built by MDA

Avascent, a strategy consulting company based in Washington with an office in Ottawa, has been awarded a contract for a Lunar Gateway Utilization Mission Contribution Study. 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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SkyWatch and Wyvern partner on hyperspectral data delivery

Satellites play an important role in agriculture.

SkyWatch is once again in the news. After getting its Series A round of funding closed early in 2020, the company has been relatively quiet. However, over the past few weeks the company has had several announcements including its Series B round of funding. Now comes news of a new Canadian partner in Wyvern for hyperspectral data. This page is for subscribers only. Already a …

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Canadian pre-budget consultation open for submissions, with a twist

The Standing Committee on Finance pre-budget consultation

Ahead of the next federal budget, the Canadian House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance (FINA) is now accepting written briefs as part of its pre-budget consultation. 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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Is asteroid mining closer to reality than previously thought?

OSIRIS-REx - Asteroid Bennu sample site finalists.

Asteroid mining has received a lot of attention, both as a possible way of addressing resource shortages and as a way of reducing the environmental impact of mining on Earth. While it is assumed that asteroid mining is still a far-off dream, the recent Planetary and Terrestrial Mining Science Symposium may suggest otherwise. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven …

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Creative Destruction Lab graduates nine companies in its 2020-21 space stream

CDL Insights chat with Chris Hadfield, Firouz M. Naderi, Anousheh Ansari and Dante Lauretta

The Toronto based Creative Destruction Lab Space Stream has graduated nine of 21 companies that participated in its third cohort session. Of note, of the 20 companies originally selected, none were Canadian. 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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SkyWatch TerraStream set for launch on SpaceX Transporter-2 mission will support agriculture sector

The D2 / Atlacom-1 nanosatellite will have the SkyWatch TerraStream data management solution onboard

The D2 / Atlacom-1 nanosatellite scheduled to launch on the SpaceX Transporter-2 mission will include the SkyWatch TerraStream data management solution which will be used to support the Mexican agriculture sector. 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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