Tag Archives: University of Alberta

CFI gives out $518 million to Canadian projects, including for space exploration

The Canadian Hydrogen Observatory and Radio-transient Detector

Earlier this month, the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) disclosed $518 million of infrastructure funding it will give to universities across the country. Some of these projects have direct applications to space exploration, while others might be repurposed for astronauts and astronomy once the work becomes a little more advanced. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, …

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Ex-Alta 1 Will be the First Satellite from Alberta to Launch Into Space Next Week

Ex-Alta 1 CubeSat

Next Monday, a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas 5 rocket is scheduled to launch from Space Launch Complex 41 (SLC-41) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida with the Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft on a cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) for NASA. The cargo will include the first ever satellite from Alberta, Experimental Albertan #1 or Ex-Alta 1, a CubeSat which …

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