Tag Archives: Concordia University

Space Concordia to apply for a FAA launch license on the road to US$1M rocketry competition grand prize

Space Concordia hot fire engine test

When the novel coronavirus pandemic descended last March, students at Concordia University at first couldn't access the rocket they had been diligently working on for two years. 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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In U.S. rocketry competition Canadian teams dominate critical design review

Al Bunshaft, Senior Vice President of Dassault Systèmes and astronaut Leland Melvin announce the results of phase 2 in the Base 11 Space Challenge

The Base 11 Space Challenge, which has a launch prize of US$1 million, has completed the critical design review with the Concordia University team finishing first and the University of British Columbia team finishing third. It is a remarkable achievement. 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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Concordia University wins satellite challenge but will their satellite ever fly?

A team of students from Concordia University won the third Canadian Satellite Design Challenge (CSDC), the second time a team from Concordia has won the competition. The competition wrapped up just over a week ago at the Canadian Space Agency’s (CSA) David Florida Laboratory in Ottawa. Space Concordia, as they are known, also won the inaugural challenge in 2012.

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