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Becoming a launching state and what that means

Illustration of rocket launching

In this episode of the Space Economy podcast we discuss countries that want to become a launching state and what that means. Our guest is Kenneth Hodgkins. This is the fifth of ten episodes in our special series Doing Business in the Solar System hosted by Elizabeth Howell.

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An update on China’s commercial space efforts

The Chinese i-Space rocket SQX-1 Y1 in the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China on July 23, 2019.

It’s been several months since we did a podcast on China with a focus on their commercial space efforts. In this edition we’ll discuss China’s broadband mega-constellation, get a launch update, learn about China’s first commercial spaceport, and learn more about the commercialization efforts of Chinese Earth observation data.

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Abundant asteroids as a resource

OSIRIS-REx - Asteroid Bennu sample site finalists.

In this episode of the Space Economy podcast we discuss asteroids as a resource with Dr. Dante Lauretta. This is the fourth of ten episodes in our special series Doing Business in the Solar System hosted by Elizabeth Howell.

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Standing up a Canadian Armed Forces space division

File photo: Artist rendering of the Department of National Defence Sapphire satellite used for Space-Based Surveillance

Starting this week, select Space Economy podcast episodes will be released to SpaceQ subscribers before being made available to the general public. In this weeks episode my guest is Brigadier-General Michael Adamson. We discuss among others things, standing up a Canadian Armed Forces space division and the "likely" capability gap between RCM and its follow-on. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log …

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