For 21 years humans have lived and worked continuously in space on the International Space Station (ISS). It's likely that by the end of this decade the ISS will be decommissioned. So where will Canadian astronauts live and work next in space? This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. …Read More »
Boeing Starliner Commercial Crew Vehicle Fails to Reach Proper Orbit
After a successful launch of the Starliner Commercial Crew Vehicle on its maiden flight test, a software problem with the onboard timer resulted in the spacecraft not achieving its intended orbit.Read More »
Concordia University wins satellite challenge but will their satellite ever fly?
A team of students from Concordia University won the third Canadian Satellite Design Challenge (CSDC), the second time a team from Concordia has won the competition. The competition wrapped up just over a week ago at the Canadian Space Agency’s (CSA) David Florida Laboratory in Ottawa. Space Concordia, as they are known, also won the inaugural challenge in 2012.Read More »
Alouette Pioneers Celebrated at Gala Dinner
Twenty-five engineers and scientists who contributed to the launch of the first Canadian satellite Alouette 1 were honoured at a special Gala Dinner in Ottawa on September 29 on the 50th anniversary of the satellite’s launch.Read More »