Canada Gets Its Own ‘Space Force’

Signing the 3 Canadian Space Division into existence

Following similar moves by the United States, Britain, and Australia, Canada now has its own 'Space Force.’ Specifically, the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) established 3 Canadian Space Division (3 CSD) on July 22, 2022, which has evolved out of the RCAF’s Director General Space (DG Space) organization. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, …

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Metaspectral to test hyperspectral payload on the ISS

Metaspectral

Vancouver-based Metaspectral is sending a hyperspectral imaging payload to the International Space Station in early 2023. Working with HySpeed Computing and Nanoracks, they’ll be there to test and improve hyperspectral data analysis using deep learning algorithms and neural networks. They’re also there to prove that Metaspectral’s compression tech can solve a big problem with hyperspectral imaging: the pictures are enormous—but the bandwidth is not. This …

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Ukrainian space factory, Yuzhmash, hit by Russian missile attack

This satellite image was taken of the the day before Russia invaded Ukraine and shows the Yuzhmash and Yuzhnoy buildings in Dnipro.

A Russian cruise missile attack hit the Yuzhmash space factory in the Ukrainian city of Dnipro on July 15th. What does this mean for Spaceport Nova Scotia? 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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