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Canadian Space Agency Planned Budget for 2024/25 Set at $413M

Canadian Space Agency fiscal year 2024-25 budget

After last years blockbuster budget which included $1.2 billion over 13 years for a lunar utility vehicle among other initiatives along with an anticipated new high in planned spending at $537 million, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) departmental plan (DP) for 2024-25 has a lower planned spending level. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, …

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Canadian Space Agency Spending in 2022-23 Hits High Mark

Canadian Space Agency logo

For it's fiscal year (FY) 2022-23, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) spent just over $498.2 million, it's highest level ever, eclipsing its previous high of $409.1 million in FY 2011-12. And fiscal year 2023-24 planned spending of $537.4 million, should it hold up, would surpass the new high. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, …

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The Top 7 Canadian Space Stories of 2023

Jeremy Hansen is headed to the moon. Image credit: The Canadian Space Agency.

As 2023 comes to an end we decided to look back on the year and select the top seven stories based on editor selection combined with readership preferences. Not surprisingly, Moon related stories dominated but a few people may be surprised to learn that Canada had 23 satellites launch this past year, more than double the previous two years combined.

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CSA President: RADARSAT+ Supplemental Satellite Will be “Compatible” with RCM

Canadian Space Agency Lisa Campbell addressing the Spacebound 2023 conference. One primary topic was the new RADARSAT+ initiative.

The supplemental RADARSAT+ satellite announced by Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry François-Philippe Champagne at Spacebound 2023 will be compatible with the existing RADARSAT Constellation Mission (RCM). But it will be more advanced than the current three RCM satellites now in service. That’s the news from Canadian Space Agency President Lisa Campbell. She spoke with SpaceQ after her 2023 keynote address to Space Canada’s conference …

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CSA Departmental Plan Reveals 2023 Focus on the Moon, Beyond and Some Other Notable Changes

Lunar Exploration Accelerator Program

Artemis 2 will be the big news for the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) in the coming weeks, along with the suite of Moon announcements released in this week's budget. That's all very important, but here we will focus on not only that, but other matters in the CSA's 2023-24 Departmental Plan (DP) to talk about other important agency programs and matters, to provide context on …

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