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A Q&A With the Canadian Robotics Council About its Conference and Canada’s Future

"No matter how often we perform this manoeuvre, capturing a freely drifting spaceship with the @Space_Station robotic arm in full manual mode always gets an astronaut's pulse up." Astronaut Alexander Gerst on capturing the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft with the Canadarm2

Canada's robotics community has a new voice. The Canadian Robotics Council is a partnership between industry, academia and government that is meant to showcase robotics' overall value in the economy along with high-growth areas like artificial intelligence and machine learning – and yes, space is very much included. Their first symposium will be held Sept. 22 in Ottawa. This page is for subscribers only. Already …

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MDA revises Q3 outlook due to program slowdowns

Artist concept of the new MDA Mission Control Centre

MDA said slowdowns in two space programs will lead to fewer revenues in Q3, during financial results released Friday (Aug. 12). But the company emphasized that it is working on guidance for 2023 and that the overall space market is strong, along with MDA’s customer base.

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Former BGen Kevin Whale joins MDA

BGen. Kevin Whale (Ret’d)

Recently retired BGen Kevin Whale who was Director General for Space at the Royal Canadian Air Force and recently Deputy Commanding General (Transformation) at Space Operations Command, United States Space Force has now now joined MDA.

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