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CDL graduates new space stream with Canadian representation

CDL Insights chat with Chris Hadfield, Firouz M. Naderi, Anousheh Ansari and Dante Lauretta

The Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) has been successful and growing. CDL is an accelerator program whose unique approach is to take in a wide variety of startup ventures, expose them to sectoral mentors, and slowly eliminate them until a few top-flight companies remain. They started in Toronto, but now have branches across the United States and Europe, showing growing appetites for the opportunity to compete …

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Obruta pivots to building off-the-shelf RPOD for satellite maintenance

Obruta Our spacecraft Rendezvous, Proximity Operations, and Docking (RPOD) Kit on a satellite

Obruta Space Solutions isn’t seeking to become a household name. They aren’t building launchers, and they aren’t building satellites, and founders Kevin Stadnyk and Kirk Hovell aren’t making grandiose claims about Mars. 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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Creative Destruction Lab space stream graduates four Canadian startups

Edgehog technologies has developed dio-inspired, nanotextured, anti-reflection glass for high performance solar panels and is a graduate of the CDL space stream

The second year of the Creative Destruction Lab's (CDL) space stream concluded with a virtual graduation of 12 companies of the original 26 that were selected. Four Canadian companies graduated while a fifth didn't. That fifth company did manage to rebound and tell us their story. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and …

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Ottawa’s Obruta awarded space debris study contract by the Canadian Space Agency

NASA image showing Earth with near-Earth orbital debris. The debris field is real data from the NASA Orbital Debris Program Office

Obruta Space Solutions was less than a year old when it was notified by the Canadian Space Agency that it had been awarded a contribution through the Space Technology Development Program for a Novel Multi-Target Space Debris Removal Technology Feasibility Study. The company had also been accepted into the Creative Destruction Lab last summer just three months removed from its founding. As I learned by …

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The CSA awards another $4.5M in STDP technology contracts

Canada in Space

The Canadian Space Agency has awarded 10 non-repayable contributions totalling $4.5 million to eight companies under the Space Technology Development Program AO 6. These awards follow a June 29 announcement of 14 awards to eight companies valued at $9 million. Between the two announcements there have been 24 awards totalling $13.5 million. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space …

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