Tag Archives: CubeSats

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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Western University and the Milo Institute sign MOU for deep space missions

Virtual announcement between the MILO Institute and Western University

During a virtual event Thursday, London, Ontario based Western University and the Phoenix, Arizona based MILO Institute signed a memorandum of understanding to develop low-cost deep space missions starting with a CubeSat. 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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Space Flight Laboratory expands a la carte CubeSat platforms

Space Flight Laboratory Spartan satellite platform

Toronto based Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) announced at SmallSat 2020 this past week three new a la carte CubeSat platforms marketed towards entities interested in both demonstration and operational platforms. 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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Canada to Launch 15 University Built Satellites by 2020

CubeSat deployment expedition 33

It is unprecedented and it’s about time. The announcement that the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) had selected 15 university teams to participate in the Canadian CubeSat Project was made last Friday at the University of Manitoba by astronaut Jenni Sidey. The selected teams insure that there is representation from every province and territory. This is a national endeavour.

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