Will Canada Develop Its Own Orbital Rocket?

SpaceX Falcon 1 launch from Omelek Island in the Kwajalein Atoll in 2009. Credit: SpaceX

In the last week and half there’s been an ongoing discussion as to whether Canada needs and should develop an indigenous orbital rocket launch capability. That’s the topic of this weeks podcast.

My guest is Adam Trumpour. Adam is a concept designer at Pratt & Whitney Canada by day, and a rocket developer by night.

He develops liquid propellant rocket engines, occasionally consults on the subject and mentors student rocketry groups.


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About Marc Boucher

Boucher is an entrepreneur, writer, editor & publisher. He is the founder of SpaceQ Media Inc. and CEO and co-founder of SpaceRef Interactive LLC. Boucher has 20+ years working in various roles in the space industry and a total of 30 years as a technology entrepreneur including creating Maple Square, Canada's first internet directory and search engine.

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