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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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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

skywatch

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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