Record 9 Canadian satellites launched on SpaceX Transporter-1 Mission

Launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket for the Transporter-1 dedicated rideshare mission. Credit: SpaceX.

For Canadian commercial space companies GHGSat and Kepler Communications, 2021 is off to a good start with nine satellites launched between them which equals the combined total of Canadian satellites launched in the past two years.

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Boucher is an entrepreneur, writer, editor & publisher. He is the founder of SpaceQ Media Inc. and CEO and co-founder of SpaceRef Interactive LLC. Boucher has 20+ years working in various roles in the space industry and a total of 30 years as a technology entrepreneur including creating Maple Square, Canada's first internet directory and search engine.