SpaceQ Podcast

SpaceQ Podcast Episode 1 – Sylvain Laporte, President of the Canadian Space Agency

Welcome to episode 1 of the SpaceQ podcast. Our guest for the show is Sylvain Laporte, the president of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA).

Mr. Laporte joined SpaceQ via telephone on the afternoon of Wednesday, May 31, 2017.

Since this was the first interview we’ve ever conducted with Mr. Laporte, we discussed a variety of topics including the current astronaut selection initiative, the CSA’s budget, a policy issue, the upcoming RADARSAT Constellation Mission, climate change, space commercialization, the CSA’s education and public outreach efforts and some of the concepts for missions beyond low Earth orbit including a possible Canadian effort at the moon.

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About Marc Boucher

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.

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