Tag Archives: Canadian Space Agency

The Webb space telescope, Hubble’s successor, awes the global science community

The NASA James Webb Space Telescope

The next generational space telescope may finally take flight in 2021. If all goes to plan, the long-anticipated and long-delayed Webb Space Telescope is set to go aloft on Oct. 31, 2021 to start a long journey to a Lagrange point, a gravitationally stable orbit in space around the sun. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, …

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MDA awarded $42 million satellite flight operations and data management services government contract

RCM Canadian ground stations footprint as part of the MDA Satellite Flight Operations and Data Management Services contract with the CSA

The Canadian Space Agency has awarded MDA a contract worth $42 million to provide satellite flight operations and data management services for assets under its responsibility. 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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The Canadian Space Agency and NASA partner to let Canadians create food for deep space missions

Deep Space Food Challenge

Canada's push to the Moon as part of the Artemis program now includes a drive to create better options for space food. The result of the newly announced Deep Space Food Challenge – the first NASA/CSA Centennial Challenge, with other partners – is targeted to help astronauts and people living in challenging food environments on Earth, such as Canada's north. This page is for subscribers …

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The powers and perils of machine learning in space

AIxSpace panel discussions - Artificial Intelligence pushing the boundaries of space exploration

Canadian business and government leaders are calling for more investment in artificial intelligence projects to prepare our country for the next revolution in space exploration. 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 Space Agency president Lisa Campbell appearance before House of Commons industry committee gets political

Lisa Campbell at INDU committee meeting Oct. 29, 2020

New Canadian Space Agency president Lisa Campbell appeared before the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology (INDU) in late October as a formality upon being appointed to her position. The INDU meeting, now virtual, is generally a friendly event for these types of Order in Council appointment confirmations. But the Q&A is sometimes an opportunity for politics to get partisan, which was the case …

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