Tag Archives: Space Canada

Cybersecurity and Lunar Utility Vehicle Key Topics in Final Horizons Session

Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs

The federal government takes cybersecurity threats to Canada’s space sector seriously, and is taking tangible steps to combat them. That was the message delivered by Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, during his keynote speech at the Space Canada’s Horizons conference. He opened the last of three sessions of the one-day event, which was held at Ottawa’s Bayview Yards building …

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Government Nitty-Gritty Drives Second Horizons Conference Session

Éric Vachon, the Canadian Space Agency’s Acting VP of Corporate Strategy and Innovation and Chief Financial Officer

The ‘nitty-gritty’ details of Canadian government space policy dominated the second of three sessions at Horizons, the Space Canada conference held at Ottawa’s Bayview Yards on May 1 ,2024. 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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Space Canada Horizons Conference Upbeat About Canadian Space Prospects, Industry

Space Canada CEO Brian Gallant addresses the Space Canada Horizons attendees

Optimistic, confident, and upbeat about Canada’s space prospects: These words aptly sum up the mood of Space Canada Horizons conference during the opening session of this one-day event in Ottawa May 1, 2024. The space industry hosted Horizons at the city’s Bayview Yards building, before a standing room only crowd. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, …

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Defence Panel Send Serious Messages About Space

Innovation in Defence – Leveraging Commercial Space Capabilities panel at Spacebound 2023

Canada’s across-the-board dependence on space-based technology, multiple threats against this reliance, and the need for government/industry partnerships to confront these threats were among the messages delivered by the “Innovation in Defence – Leveraging Commercial Space Capabilities” panel at Spacebound 2023. The panel took place on day two of the annual Space Canada conference, which was packed with audience members and timely topics. Spacebound 2023 was …

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Spacebound – Militaries Finally Taking Space Seriously

Brigadier-General (BGen) G. Michael Adamson (left) and BGen. Kevin Whale (Ret’d), MDA’s Senior Director of Defence Strategy fireside chat at Spacebound 2023

The days of outer space being benignly tolerated by military organizations are over. These days, for better or worse, the world’s militaries are taking outer space very seriously and allocating resources to this domain accordingly. 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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CSA President: RADARSAT+ Supplemental Satellite Will be “Compatible” with RCM

Canadian Space Agency Lisa Campbell addressing the Spacebound 2023 conference. One primary topic was the new RADARSAT+ initiative.

The supplemental RADARSAT+ satellite announced by Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry François-Philippe Champagne at Spacebound 2023 will be compatible with the existing RADARSAT Constellation Mission (RCM). But it will be more advanced than the current three RCM satellites now in service. That’s the news from Canadian Space Agency President Lisa Campbell. She spoke with SpaceQ after her 2023 keynote address to Space Canada’s conference …

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