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Space Tango taps former CSA director to lead transition to space-based manufacturing

Space Tango ST-42, a reusable, re-entry free-flying orbital platform utilizes microgravity to manufacture health and technology products.

Kentucky-based space science company Space Tango is preparing to make a transition from one business sector to another, and is enlisting the help of a Canadian expert with government, political, and startup experience: Dr. Alain Berinstain. 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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Despite the pandemic, the space economy looks strong

The space economy - rise of the startups

In the last couple of days we've seen economic numbers released that would suggest the space economy is strong. As well, a new study out of the University of Ottawa’s Telfer School of Management focusses on entrepreneurship in the space industry. 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 …

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GHGSat raises US$15M to close Series B financing

Pulse global methane emissions map

Montreal based GHGSat announced today it had secured US$15 million in a second and final tranche of its Series B round of financing bringing the total raise to US$45 million. The company has raised $US70 million to date. 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 graduates nine companies in its 2020-21 space stream

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

The Toronto based Creative Destruction Lab Space Stream has graduated nine of 21 companies that participated in its third cohort session. Of note, of the 20 companies originally selected, none were Canadian. 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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SkyWatch raises $17.2 million USD in Series B

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Less than a week after announcing the launch of the first TerraStream enabled satellite, SkyWatch today announced it had completed its Series B round of founding and raised US$17.2 million (CAD$21M). 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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Kepler Communications raises US$60 million in Series B funding

Kepler Communication satellites being prepared for launch

Kepler Communications announced today that is has closed an oversubscribed US$60 million Series B round of financing bringing its total funds raised to US$90 million and which will enable expansion into the US. 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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First SkyWatch TerraStream enabled satellites set for launch this month

The SatRevolution’s STORK-4 satellite with SkyWatch TerraStream onboard being inserted into its dispenser

SkyWatch announced today that the Poland based satellite company SatRevolution, which will see two of their STORK satellites launch later this month, will have SkyWatch's integrated data management solution TerraStream onboard. 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 Engine Systems to test ramjet in Florida for its spaceplane

The Hypersonic Propulsion team of Space Engine Systems (SES), Canada at Kennedy Space Centre, Florida preparing all systems for hypersonic testing

Edmonton based Space Engine Systems is preparing to test a small model ramjet on an F-104 Starfighter based at Kennedy Space Center as a next step towards its goal of developing a spaceplane. 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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C6 Launch signs agreement with Brazil, completes first engine firing

C6 Launch Services has signed a launch agreement with Brazil

C6 Launch Services has been very busy this year completing construction of their engine test stand at Spaceport America and beginning engine tests. Now comes news of a new launch agreement with Brazil. 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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$200 million Deep Tech Venture Fund launched by BDC Capital

BDC launches $200 million Deep Tech Venture Fund

BDC Capital announced today that it had launched the Deep Tech Venture Fund with an initial $200 million and SpaceQ has learned the fund is open to space companies. 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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