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Space Engine Systems to test ramjet in Florida for its spaceplane

The Hypersonic Propulsion team of Space Engine Systems (SES), Canada at Kennedy Space Centre, Florida preparing all systems for hypersonic testing

Edmonton based Space Engine Systems is preparing to test a small model ramjet on an F-104 Starfighter based at Kennedy Space Center as a next step towards its goal of developing a spaceplane. 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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Moonlight, an ESA constellation of communication and navigation satellites around the Moon

Artis illustration of lunar communications and navigation satellites

The European Space Agency (ESA) has selected two consortia to conduct preliminary studies for a potential future communication and navigation constellation around the Moon known as Moonlight. The opportunity is open to Canadian companies and MDA UK is participating. 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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Government of Canada to award MDA Lunar Gateway External Robotics Interfaces contract

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

Today ISED Minister François-Philippe Champagne made official what we knew was coming which was that MDA will "design, manufacture, test, and deliver robotics interfaces" so that the Canadarm3 can operate on the NASA led Lunar Gateway. 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 Canadian Space Agency issues LEAP Lunar Rover Phase A tender

Notional Lunar Rover Mission (LRM) International Context.

Less than a week after ISED Minister François-Philippe Champagne participated in his first official public event with the Canadian Space Agency, the expected Lunar Exploration Accelerator Program Lunar Rover Phase A tender has been released. 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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SpaceAlpha Insights awarded $2 million for SAR satellite on-board processing technology (Corrected)

Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) image of Victoria, Canada

The Canadian Space Agency has awarded SpaceAlpha Insights Corp. a $2 million Space Technology Development Program contract to develop Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite on-board processing technology. In an earlier version of this story SpaceQ said that EarthDaily Analytics was awarded this contract. While technically true from the Canadian government perspective, the actual contract will eventually be awarded to SpaceAlpha Insights Corp. This is the result …

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Canada Space Agency awards $3 million to Mission Control Space Services for lunar technology

Ewan Reid, CEO of Mission Control Space Services talks about the company's lunar technology

With the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry moderating his first public event with the Canadian Space Agency, the virtually assembled media witnessed his enthusiasm for space for the first time. And as the press conference unfolded he announced the next investment in Canada's lunar program, a bet on computer technology and AI software that will be used in lunar orbit and …

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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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