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Kepler Communications raises US$60 million in Series B funding

Kepler Communication satellites being prepared for launch

Kepler Communications announced today that is has closed an oversubscribed US$60 million Series B round of financing bringing its total funds raised to US$90 million and which will enable expansion into the US. 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 revenue lower on COVID-19; IPO likely Q3; Faith in Blue Origin

Telesat LEO satellite constellation

Telesat reported its financial results last week for three months ending on March 31, 2021. The company saw revenue decrease 6%, adjusted for foreign exchange rates, to $190 million. 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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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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