Tag Archives: Space Technology Development Program

Canadian Space Agency wants more technology demonstrations in space

Canadian Space Agency

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) wants to support more commercial projects in space. To that end it is preparing to announce an opportunity that would provide up to $2 million per project. 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 Alpha Insights awarded $2 million for SAR satellite on-board processing technology (Corrected)

Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) image of Victoria, Canada

The Canadian Space Agency has awarded Space Alpha Insights Corp. a $2 million Space Technology Development Program contract to develop Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite on-board processing technology. In an earlier version of this story SpaceQ said that EarthDaily Analytics was awarded this contract. While technically true from the Canadian government perspective, the actual contract will eventually be awarded to SpaceAlpha Insights Corp. This is the …

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Canada Space Agency awards $3 million to Mission Control Space Services for lunar technology

Ewan Reid, CEO of Mission Control Space Services talks about the company's lunar technology

With the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry moderating his first public event with the Canadian Space Agency, the virtually assembled media witnessed his enthusiasm for space for the first time. And as the press conference unfolded he announced the next investment in Canada's lunar program, a bet on computer technology and AI software that will be used in lunar orbit and …

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ABB awarded $2.25 million for CSA CASTOR telescope contract

CASTOR space telescope

Québec City based ABB has been awarded a $2.25 million contract from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) for the Cosmological Advanced Survey Telescope for Optical and UV Research (CASTOR) concept. 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 futuristic innovative advanced concepts is NASA funding?

Illustration of a conceptual lunar railway system selected for an early-stage feasibility study within the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts program

The NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program is similar in some respect to the Canadian Space Agency's Space Technology Development Program (STDP). So what innovative technologies has NIAC funded this year and what should Canadian stakeholders be paying attention to? 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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