Tag Archives: C6 Launch Systems

C6 Launch signs agreement with Brazil, completes first engine firing

C6 Launch Services has signed a launch agreement with Brazil

C6 Launch Services has been very busy this year completing construction of their engine test stand at Spaceport America and beginning engine tests. Now comes news of a new launch agreement with Brazil. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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Canadian Spaceport Report – Northern Private Capital expressed an interest in Nova Scotia spaceport

Canadian Spaceport Report - From left to right: Joseph Hasay, United Paradyne; Andrew Lapham, Northern Private Capital; and Steve Matier, Maritime Launch Services (MLS)

This is the first edition of the Canadian Spaceport Report, the renamed report for our previous series we called the Canadian Spaceport Launch Vehicle Power Rankings. Among the updates in this report is news concerning Maritime Launch Services (MLS) and we've also learned that Northern Private Capital visited Yuzhnoye Design Office with MLS. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven …

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C6 Launch prepares for rocket engine integration testing, just not in Canada

C6 Launch unveils Spaceport America launch test stand

C6 Launch would have liked to begin its static engine integration tests followed by tests flights here at home in Canada, but because of outdated regulations, and without a technology safeguards agreement with the U.S., C6 finds itself setting up in the launch friendlier environments of the U.S., the United Kingdom and looking into Brazil. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log …

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The Canadian spaceport launch vehicle year end rankings

MLS launch from the Nova Scotia spaceport

As 2020 comes to an end and we publish our 3rd edition of the Canadian Spaceport Launch Vehicle Power Rankings, we ask ourselves is the glass half empty or half full? That perception is up to you. Event though it's been a very difficult year with the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping across the globe, there are signs for optimism. It's also a time for the government …

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C6 Launch Systems signs agreement to use Spaceport America

C6 Launch Services

Without a Canadian spaceport, and no Technology Safeguards Agreement with the US, C6 Launch Systems is heading south of the border to perform a variety of tests for its rocket. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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Good and bad news in 2nd spaceport launch vehicle rankings

Yuzhnoye RD-861K Engine test on June 26, 2020 for the Cyclone 4M

In this, the second edition of the Canadian Spaceport Launch Vehicle Power Rankings, we've got good and bad news to share including updates from C6 Launch, Yuzhnoye, Astra Space, a Canada - US Technology Safeguards Agreement and more. The preamble Canada does not have a spaceport. So why bother creating a Canadian Spaceport Launch Vehicle Power Rankings? You can read our full reasoning behind the …

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C6 Launch Services STARS is an innovative radio transceiver and phased array antenna

C6 Launch Services

If you want to win contracts to launch small satellite payloads you have to be competitive on price. This means doing everything you can to lower the mass of your launch vehicle while retaining the performance needed to get your payload(s) to the desired orbit. C6 Launch Services has identified a cost saving measure by innovating the design of a radio transceiver along with creating …

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The CSA awards another $4.5M in STDP technology contracts

Canada in Space

The Canadian Space Agency has awarded 10 non-repayable contributions totalling $4.5 million to eight companies under the Space Technology Development Program AO 6. These awards follow a June 29 announcement of 14 awards to eight companies valued at $9 million. Between the two announcements there have been 24 awards totalling $13.5 million. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space …

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C6 Launch Systems emerges to talk about its business

Artist illustration of Shetland Island launch site

In the Canadian space community C6 Launch Systems is a name some may have heard of. Outside of that community, few have heard of them. That was by design. After working quietly for the most part of the last three years, the company is ready to emerge from the shadows and talk about its business. It's a business rooted in Canada, but as I learned, …

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