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Canadian Government Space Budget

Canadian Government Space Budget

In FY 2015, which extends from April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) budget was C$## (US$## million). This is an increase of ##% over FY 2014 funding. The largest increase in CSA’s budget was seen in the Space Data, Information, and Services sector. The increase is primarily due to the development of the RADARSAT Constellation Mission (RCM), which will provide synthetic aperture radar data used for maritime surveillance, disaster management, ecosystem monitoring, and a variety of other civil, commercial, and defense applications. The first RCM satellite is expected to launch in 2018.


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Year: 2014
Country: Canada
Canada’s FY 2014 budget, which began on April 1, 2014 and ended on March 31, 2015 included funding for civil space activities that totaled C$## million (US$## million). The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is the only civil organization with a space budget line, so this total reflects its funding,...
Year: 2013
Country: Canada, United States
The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) received an FY 2013 budget appropriation of C$## million (US$## million). This figure included Canada’s planned C$## million (US$## million) FY 2013 contribution to the European Space Agency (ESA). The CSA-only budget, excluding ESA contributions, of C$## million...
Year: 2012
The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) managed a FY 2012 budget appropriation of C$## million (US$## million). This figure included Canada’s planned C$## million (US$## million) FY 2012 contribution to the European Space Agency (ESA).
Year: 2011
The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) managed a FY 2011 budget of C$## million (US$## million). This total, which included approximately C$## million (US$##) of economic stimulus funding, represented a record high for the CSA.
Year: 2010
Country: Canada
The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) managed an FY 2010 budget of C$## million (US$## million), including a planned contribution of C$## million (US$## million) to the European Space Agency. The CSA-only budget of C$## million (US$## million) represents a ##% decrease from the previous year’s CSA-only...
Year: 2009
Country: Canada
The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) managed an annual budget of C$## million (US$## million), in FY 2009, an ##% increase from the previous year’s budget of C$## million. The CSA focused this funding in three main activity areas, including supporting technology development for: Earth observation;...
Year: 2008
The Canadian Space Agency oversees an annual budget of about C$## million (US$## million), a figure unchanged for several years. Canada focuses its space spending on three main areas: satellite communication and navigation systems, space robotics, and Earth observation and remote sensing. In 2008,...

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