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Dramatic changes needed – Review of the Remote Sensing Space Systems Act released

Canada in Space

Back in 2018, SpaceQ asked "can the RSSSA (Remote Sensing Space Systems Act) keep up with the growing smallsat community?" Now, in 2022, a new comprehensive report mandated by law and produced by Space Strategies Consulting Ltd (SSCL) indicates the answer is "only with dramatic changes.” This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and …

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‘Breaking Ground’ lunar resources initiative gets legal status

Breaking Ground Resources Trust for lunar resources

A behind-the-scenes lunar resources initiative – seeking to find harmony among various positions surrounding commercializing regolith and other resources – now has legal status. 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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What the U.S. commitment to extending International Space Station operations to 2030 means for Canada

This mosaic depicts the International Space Station pictured from the SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour during a fly around of the orbiting lab that took place following its undocking from the Harmony module’s space-facing port on Nov. 8, 2021

The announcement by NASA that the White House had committed to extend the operations of the International Space Station (ISS) to 2030 will not surprise many. Though the announcement came on New Year's Eve, it sets the stage for negotiations that are expected to conclude in 2022, including a Canadian commitment. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, …

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