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Western Space’s new director will expand its strong space mandate

Sarah Gallagher of Western University.

The new director of Western University's Earth and Space Exploration institute plans to push further into more space specialties while continuing to boost mentorship for young researchers and students. 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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Perseids undergo a data fusion at Western University to learn more about this famous meteor shower

While amateur astronomers enjoy the spectacular sky show the Perseids meteor shower is putting on this month, scientists at Western University are using this "sky laboratory" to learn more about what happens as small rocks interact with the atmosphere. 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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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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Canada wants to join NASA Mars ice mapping mission, again

International Mars Ice Mapping Mission

On February 3rd NASA issued a press release that got little notice stating they and three international partners, including Canada, had signed a statement of intent to assess a mission to map ice on Mars. The press release made sure to tie into the lunar Artemis program. There's just one thing though, Canada had already signed on to a similar NASA mission and even had …

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The powers and perils of machine learning in space

AIxSpace panel discussions - Artificial Intelligence pushing the boundaries of space exploration

Canadian business and government leaders are calling for more investment in artificial intelligence projects to prepare our country for the next revolution in space exploration. 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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