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C6 Launch Systems emerges to talk about its business

In the Canadian space community C6 Launch Systems is a name some may have heard of. Outside of that community, few have heard of them. That was by design. After working quietly for the most part of the last three years, the company is ready to emerge from the shadows and talk about its business. It's a business rooted in Canada, but as I learned, …

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NASA, ESA, and JAXA COVID-19 Earth Observation Dashboard

NASA and partners release global view of COVID-19 impacts

NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) have released a COVID-19 Earth Observation (EO) dashboard to track the environmental and socio-economic impact of the Coronavirus. Canada is not directly involved. The dashboard integrates multiple satellite data records from the three space agencies with analytical tools that allows the public "to track changes in air and water quality, climate change, …

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Telesat waits on OneWeb bankruptcy auction today

The US bankruptcy auction of OneWeb assets is being held today and many analysts expect a strong bid by the UK government will win. 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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UrtheCast reports Q1 2020 financial results and is awarded $1M government contract

UrtheCast financial results for the first quarter of 2020 showed steady revenue year-to-year, though the company is still having trouble securing financing for the UrtheDaily Constellation. While revenue stayed steady at $4.4 million, operating costs increased to $7.8 million. The company reported a net loss from continuing operations of $2.5 million and a net loss from discontinued operations of $8.6 million. This page is for …

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Canadian Space Agency Awards $9M in Technology Contracts

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) announced on Twitter yesterday the first round of contracts for its Space Technology Development Program AO 6. All told, the CSA awarded $9 million in 14 contracts to 8 companies. MDA was the recipient of 6 contracts valued at just over $3.5 million. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, …

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Lunar Exploration Accelerator Program Instruments RFP Issued

The Canadian Space Agency today released the Lunar Exploration Accelerator Program Phase 0 scientific instruments request for proposals. The RFP was expected and follows a May Letter of Intent notice issued by the CSA. 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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Hundreds of thousands and eventually up to a million low-frequency antennas will be located in Western Australia

Stratodynamics looks to help calibrate the Square Kilometre Array

Stratodynamics is trying to expand its customer base with the announcement last week it had entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Square Kilometre Array organization. The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) will be the largest radio telescope when it's completed. The SKA is imagined of having "thousands of dishes and up to a million low-frequency antennas that will enable astronomers to monitor the …

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