Canada


2017 – Canadian Government Space Budget

The Canadian government allocated the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) C$## million (US$## million) in FY 2017-18... The Canadian government allocated the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) C$394.7 million (US$304.0 million) in…

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2017 – Sounding Rockets

NASA’s Sounding Rockets Program Office (SRPO) uses sounding rockets as training tools for engineers and scientists, as well as for educating future engineers and scientists. The program provides... NASA’s Sounding…

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2015 – Satellite Communications

Operators of communication satellites lease satellite capacity to satellite broadcasting companies, making the provision of these services possible. For example, DISH Network accounted for nearly a third of Hughes Network’s…

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2016 – Canada: Sapphire and NEOSSat

Two low Earth orbiting Canadian satellites, Sapphire and NEOSSat, provided spaceborne space situational awareness (SSA) for Canada during 2016. While they are both SSA satellites, they fulfill different SSA missions.…

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2016 – ISS

During 2016, the International Space Station (ISS) continued to be the primary inhabited space laboratory orbiting the Earth. An international contingent of scientists, engineers, and researchers used the ISS for…

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