Tag Archives: Nanoracks

Nanoracks performs novel space-based metal cutting experiment

The Nanoracks Outpost Mars Demo-1 (OMD-1) payload mounted on the SpaceX Falcon 9 Transporter-5 vehicle

Space-station builder Voyager Space and their subsidiary Nanoracks announced that they worked with Maxar to perform a cutting-edge experiment that was recently launched on SpaceX's Transporter-5 rideshare mission. The experiment? Cutting metal without edges and the first results are in. 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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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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Maritime Launch Services Nova Scotia spaceport development ramps up

MLS representatives, Ukrainian Head of State Space Agency Volodymyr Taftai, and Canadian government officials including ISED Minister Champagne

At the high-profile Halifax International Security Forum, Maritime Launch Services announced Nanoracks will be its first customer with a launch planned in 2023. The company also showcased its preliminary design for its Launch Control Centre. Notably, the company also received both federal and provincial government endorsement including from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne.

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Food security and space farming

Nanoracks StarLab Space Farming Center initiative for food security

Even before the current COVID-19 pandemic food, security was an issue that many nations were contending with. Research and development on-orbit to address this issue has happened, but it’s been limited. Now, a new commercial effort is looking to bring meaningful solutions to agricultural issues on Earth.

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