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Kepler Communications receives $3.8 million loan from FedDev Ontario

Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Marci Ien, Member of Parliament for Toronto Centre with Mina Mitry, CEO Kepler Communications and Corey Gross, CEO of Sensibill Inc. discussing the FedDev Ontario loans

On March 31, 2021 Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages announced that Kepler Communications would receive a $3.8 million repayable contribution from FedDev Ontario. 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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Wyvern signs contracts for data from three hyperspectral satellites

AAC Clyde Space Epic 6U platform to be used for Wyvern

Edmonton based Earth observation startup Wyvern has signed a contract with AAC Clyde Space that will secure the rights to the data from three hyperspectral satellites that will be built and owned by AAC Clyde 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. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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Wyvern hyperspectral technology garners contract from Defence Research and Development Canada

Wyvern hyperspectral technology

Edmonton-based space startup Wyvern has received an initial $155,000 to create a feasibility study for Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) on how satellite-based hyperspectral imaging could benefit Canadian defence. 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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As MDA aims to raise $500M in an IPO is it under or overvalued (updated)

The new MDA brand and vision

MDA Ltd. has released its preliminary prospectus for its initial public offering (IPO) and is looking to raise $500 million with an offering price per share between $16 and $20. If the interest in the IPO is strong, then the company could be valued at $2 billion as it goes public. That valuation would suggest a nice return on investment for Northern Private Capital (NPC) …

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Commercial Soyuz launches with Kepler Communications satellites

Soyuz-2.1a launch of the commercial mission by GK Launch Services with two Kepler Communication satellites onboard

After being delayed an additional day due to a power issue at the launch site, a commercial Soyuz-2.1a with 38 satellites onboard, including two from Kepler Communications, launched at a 2:07 am ET today. In a news release, Kepler touted a new record for Canadian satellites. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and …

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Two more Kepler Communication satellites set to launch early Saturday

Soyuz-2.1a/Fregat on the launch pad ahead of the Glavkosmos Launch Services commercial rideshare mission

A Soyuz-2.1a/Fregat commercial rideshare mission for GK Launch Services is scheduled to launch early Saturday morning with 38 satellites including two for Toronto based Kepler Communication. 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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Telesat, MDA secure $400 million investment from the Government of Québec, will invest $1.8 billion in the province

Government of Québec announces investment in Telesat's lightspeed

As NASA's Perseverance rover was preparing for its successful descent and landing on Mars, another successful event was happening in Québec, the announcement that $1.8 billion would be invested into the province by Telesat, MDA and the Government of Québec for Telesat's Lightspeed telecommunication satellite constellation. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and …

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Kepler could launch over 24 more satellites this year

Kepler Communications Kepler-6 and Kepler-7 satellites

Kepler Communications, the Toronto based satellite telecommunications company, has 13 satellites in low Earth Orbit including eight launched on January 24th of this year. Documents filed with US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) state that they could launch over 24 more satellites this year. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent …

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