Tag Archives: Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency awards $4.2 million in smartEarth contracts

smartEarth

In response to its smartEarth initiative, the Canadian Space Agency has awarded contributions totalling over $4.2 million to 16 companies in response to its Bridging the Information Gap with Space-Based Analytics request for proposals announced in January of 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 journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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Recently launched York University spacecraft will test deorbiting technology

York University DESCENT (DEorbiting SpaceCraft using ElectrodyNamic Tethers) mission

Canada's York University recently launched a CubeSat mission that will demonstrate deorbiting technology for space debris. The mission was funded by the Canadian Space Agency Flights and Fieldwork for the Advancement of Science and Technology (FAST) program. 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 signs an agreement with Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo and WhiteKnightTwo

Canadian researchers could be the beneficiaries of a memorandum of understanding signed last Friday between the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and Virgin Galactic. 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 identifies 7 new priority technologies to develop

Canadian Space Agency

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has identified new priority technologies it's interested in developing and includes blockchain and new sensors for "the exploration of new worlds" among others. Up to eight contracts are available with a maximum funding of $8.1 million for all the contracts. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. …

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The Canadian Space Agency takes first step towards putting a rover on the Moon

Rover concept on the moon.

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has taken the first procurement step towards getting a rover on the Moon. It was expected, but for those with a long memory, the seeds of this procurement started at the first Canadian Space Exploration Workshop held in 1998. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support …

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Virgin Galactic coming to Canada for an Industry Day presented by the Canadian Space Agency

SpaceshipTwo cabin in payload configuration for suborbital research

The Canadian Space Agency will host a virtual Industry Day for Virgin Galactic on Friday, November 6 that will allow the company to discuss suborbital flight opportunities for commercial and academic researchers. The Industry Day will also feature a Memorandum of Understanding being signed between the two organizations. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, …

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