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SpaceRyde gets $100K from Sustainable Development Technology Canada

SpaceRyde engine test November 3, 2021

Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) announced this week it had awarded $3.8 million to 38 companies in the cleantech space including launch company SpaceRyde. 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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SpaceRyde makes progress towards first orbital launch

SpaceRyde engine test November 3, 2021

SpaceRyde successfully tested the engine for the rocket portion of their hybrid balloon rocket launch system on November 3.  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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A 2021 update to the small launch vehicle survey

The Firefly Alpha launch vehicle

How many small launch vehicles are operational in the USA? If you said four you are correct. And did you know there are approximately 163 small launch vehicles being tracked in a leading survey. 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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Could Canada’s promising new fusion energy reactor technology work in space?

A General Fusion energy reactor

There's renewed interest in fusion energy in the wake of the successful release of over 1.3 megajoules of energy at the National Ignition Facility (NIF). NIF has been attempting to achieve successful fusion ignition by bombarding pellets with nearly 200 high-powered lasers within their Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF) research device.  This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, …

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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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US signs space Technology Safeguards Agreement with the UK, what about Canada?

Rocket Lab

Last week the UK and the US announced that they had signed Technology Safeguards Agreement (TSA), an important precursor agreement that will facilitate US companies from operating at UK spaceports and the export of space technology to the UK. It's an important agreement that will bolster the UK space industry and allow US companies to offer services and products they might otherwise not be able …

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CDL Space Stream Makes the Grade, but There is Room for Improvement

Richard Lachance and Yotam Ariel (left) of Bluefield Technologies discuss their business with Chris Hadfield (right)

A few weeks ago the Creative Destruction Lab’s (CDL) inaugural space stream had their first “super session”, where teams that had successfully made it through the competitive CDL process presented their technologies, people, and business model to the entire CDL business network, including Fellows, Associates, venture capitalists, scientists, and many others.  This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, …

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