Tag Archives: International Space Station

What’s next for Canada after the International Space Station is decommissioned

Starlab, a Nanoracks led commercial space station with Voyager Space and Lockheed Martin.

For 21 years humans have lived and worked continuously in space on the International Space Station (ISS). It's likely that by the end of this decade the ISS will be decommissioned. So where will Canadian astronauts live and work next in 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. …

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What the U.S. commitment to extending International Space Station operations to 2030 means for Canada

This mosaic depicts the International Space Station pictured from the SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour during a fly around of the orbiting lab that took place following its undocking from the Harmony module’s space-facing port on Nov. 8, 2021

The announcement by NASA that the White House had committed to extend the operations of the International Space Station (ISS) to 2030 will not surprise many. Though the announcement came on New Year's Eve, it sets the stage for negotiations that are expected to conclude in 2022, including a Canadian commitment. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, …

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Was the International Space Station crew in danger during the unplanned firing of Nauka thrusters?

Nauka approaches the International Space Station, preparing to dock

Yesterday at 12:45 p.m EDT on the International Space Station the thrusters of the newly docked Russian Nauka Multipurpose Laboratory Module fired unexpectedly. NASA says the crew was never in danger, but is that the case? 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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Australia’s Queensland University of Technology partners with MDA on a logistics robot

An artist’s concept of Canada’s smart robotic system, Canadarm3

It's been hinted as a technology that would be useful for future space exploration missions. The technology, a logistics robot, would be designed to work inside spacecraft or space stations. 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 companies invited to join ESA Bartolomeo platform on the ISS

European Space Agency Bartolomeo external platform on the International Space Station

Bartolomeo is open for business for Canadian space companies. The newly installed European Space Agency external platform on the International Space Station (ISS) promises an alternative to small satellites to get payloads into space and to possibly return them to Earth, according to representatives from Bartolomeo maker Airbus. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, …

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