Tag Archives: Moon

Mission Control Space Services lunar payload gets a funding boost

ntuitive Machines robotic Moon lander is part of NASA's Commercial Lunar Payload Services

Mission Control Space Services, a Canadian space exploration and robotics company, just received $1.16 million from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to join the global gold rush of moon missions. 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 release new lunar letter of interest solicitation

Earth rise as seen from Apollo 8 as it rounded the Moon

The Canadian Space Agency today released a new Lunar Exploration Accelerator Program (LEAP) Science Instrument Letter of Interest (LOI), Request for Information (RFI) solicitation. 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 top ten Canadian space stories of 2020

Canada in Space

It’s that time of year again where we look back at the top Canadian space stories of the year. To say that 2020 was a remarkable year would be an understatement. The year started out full of promise and optimism, but was quickly overshadowed by the pandemic.

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The Lunar VIPER rover and the space economy

NASA lunar VIPER rover

NASA’s Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover, known as the VIPER rover, is a precursor science mission for the Artemis program. It is scheduled to be delivered to the surface of the Moon in December 2022. It’s also important to the space economy.

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MDA gets $22.8 million Canadarm3 Phase A contract

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

When the Canadarm3 is built it will be the most advanced AI capable robotics arm ever developed for use in space and will be a critical element of the Lunar Gateway. Today the Canadian Space Agency announced that it had awarded MDA a $22.8 million contract to "establish the technical requirements to build Canadarm3." This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. …

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