Tag Archives: NorthStar Earth & Space

Government of Canada Gives Domestic Spaceport and Rocket Launch Industry a Boost

Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra. Credit: CPAC TV.

It's been years in the making, but today the Government of Canada signalled it would fully support the development of a domestic commercial space launch capability and necessary facilities. The first step, in the interim, and starting from today, would allow on a case-by-case basis, orbital launches from Canada. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, …

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NorthStar Selects Virgin Orbit to Launch First Satellites by Mid-2023

Virgin Orbit's LauncherOne will launch three NorthStar Earth & Space satellites in mid-2023

Montreal’s NorthStar Earth & Space, a commercial space-based situational awareness (SSA) startup, has announced who their launch provider will be for their first three satellites. The three 16U microsatellites are scheduled for launch in mid-2023 and will reach low Earth orbit with launch services provider Virgin Orbit. If all goes well, Virgin Orbit could be well placed to launch an additional 21 NorthStar satellites.

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FCC Deorbiting Announcement May Bolster Value of NorthStar and Astroscale Partnership

Artis illustration of NorthStar Space Situational Awareness satellites monitoring space

On September 20th at the International Astronautical Congress in Paris, Astroscale and NorthStar Earth and Space announced that they were entering into a partnership in support of space sustainability. A week later the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced revised rules for deorbiting satellites bringing additional context to the partnership. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, …

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SpaceX Transporter-3 mission starts busy year of Canadian satellite launches

Launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket for the Transporter-1 dedicated rideshare mission and includes Canadian satellites from GHGSat and Kepler Communications

More Canadian satellites will launch in 2022 than any other year. Four will launch on the SpaceX Transporter-3 mission scheduled for tomorrow and we're tracking 77 Canadian satellites that are planned to launch in 2022 and 2023. 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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Luxembourg invests $10 million Euro in NorthStar

Artis illustration of NorthStar Space Situational Awareness satellites monitoring space

The Luxembourg Future Fund (LFF) announced today that it will make a €10 million (CAD$14.5 million) investment in NorthStar Earth & Space in support of sustainable space activities. 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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NorthStar Earth & Space clears spectrum step

Artis illustration of NorthStar Space Situational Awareness satellites monitoring space

Montreal based NorthStar Earth & Space is one step closer in being able to operate its planned Skylark constellation after receiving approval in principle for its spectrum. 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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