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This years Canadian Space Summit by the Canadian Space Society is once again being held in Ottawa between November 12-15 with the theme Canada's Space Economy.
Kieran Carroll of Gedex and the UTIAS Space Flight Laboratory discussed the CARAVEL mission, a solar-sail-based nanosatellite mission to a near-earth asteroid at the 2012 Canadian Space Summit.
Jay Nadeau of McGill University discussed submersible microscopy for microbial detection and classification at the 2012 Canadian Space Summit with the thought of future applications for earth observation and potential and Jovian satellites missions.
Jack Mustard of Brown University discusses emerging concepts of habitability on Mars at the 2012 Canadian Space Summit.
Braden Stenning of UTIAS discussed planetary surface exploration using a network of reusable paths, a paradigm for parallel science investigations at the 2012 Canadian Space Summit.
Dr. Ed Cloutis of the University of Winnipeg discusses at the 2012 Canadian Space Summit the experience gained and new science results from the Mars methane analogue mission conducted in an abandoned asbestos mine in Quebec.
Cameron Dickinson of MDA provided an overview of the Next Generation Canadarm Project at the 2012 Canadian Space Summit. He discussed the goal of enabling future robotic servicing missions.
Michel Doyon provides an update on the space debris efforts of the Canadian Space Agency at the 2012 Canadian Space Summit.
Manon Larocque of the Canadian Space Agency provides a high level view of Canada's first 50 years in space at the Canadian Space Summit.
Dr. Gordon "Oz" Osinski moderated a panel on possible future directions for the Canadian Space Community. On the panel were Dr. Paul Sylvester, Memorial University, Dr. Pascale Ehrenfreund, Space Policy Institute, Dr. Jack Mustard, Brown University and Dr. Chris Herd, University of Alberta.
Dr. Pascale Ehrenfreund of the Space Policy Institute in Washington discussed space policy and Canada's role as an international partner in space exploration at the 2012 Canadian Space Summit.
Peter Visscher of Ontario Drive and Gear presented this talk titled "Critical Mobility Technologies to Enable Long Term Lunar Surface Activity" at the 2012 Canadian Space Summit. Peter's company has been funded by the Canadian Space Agency to work on lunar rover prototypes. NASA has expressed an interest in using one of Canada's lunar rovers for a future moon mission as part of a Canadian contribution.
Dr. Ed Cloutis of the University of Manitoba, one of the scientific investigators, provides us with an overview of the OSIRIS-REx mission which will visit and sample asteroid 1999 RQ36.
Cameron Dickinson of MDA provides an overview of Canada's investment in space exploration surface mobility including three rover types, three technology payloads and three science instruments at the Canadian Space Summit. The goal is to get some, if not all of them, flown on an international mission to the moon, Mars or an asteroid.
Last week at the Canadian Space Summit Pete Worden was one of the invited keynote speakers. His topic was Small Satellites for Science and Other Uses and as an example: Earth Observation, promises and challenges. Among the technologies he discusses is the Interplanetary Internet and what the future might hold. The talk is about 30 minutes with a 12 minute question and answer session.
At the 2012 Canadian Space Summit held last week at the University of Western Ontario in London this keynote highlighted Canada's 50 years in space. Perry Edmundson of COM DEV International with help from Dr. David Kendall of the Canadian Space Agency and Dr. Lucy Stojak of HEC Montreal put together this excellent presentation.
As a member of the Apollo 17 mission in 1972, former NASA Astronaut Harrison 'Jack' Schmitt was the last man to step onto the Moon. This week, Schmitt descended on Western University in London, Ont. to participate in the 2012 Canadian Space Summit.
This years Canadian Space Summit is being hosted by the University of Western Ontario's Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration (CPSX) and features a notable group of speakers, both Canadian and international.
The 2012 Canadian Space Summit will be held in London Ontario November 14-16 2012. This is the annual meeting of the Canadian Space Society. This year, the sponsor is the Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration (CPSX) at the University of Western Ontario.
The Canadian Space Society has put out its first call for papers for the Canadian Space Summit 2011 being held in Calgary between November 16-18. This years theme is "Big Data from Space and Earth: Challenges and Opportunities".
Beginning at 7:30pm on Friday, November 19th at the Lord Elgin Hotel in Ottawa, the Canadian Space Summit opens its doors to the general public for its annual Canadian Space Summit public event.
The Canadian Space Summit is being held in Ottawa between November 19th through the 20th. It is an annual gathering of industry, academia, government, non-profit organizations, students and enthusiasts. This year's theme is "2010: A Canadian Space Odyssey". With over 35 speakers, an exhibit area and a free Friday night public discussion titled "Meet Canada's Space Industry" hosted by the CBC's Johanna Wagstaffe, it's sure to be a great summit.
The Canadian Space Society has extended its deadline for submission of abstracts for the Canadian Space Summit to October 1st due to popular demand according to the Canadian Space Society. The Canadian Space Summit is a leading annual conference dedicated to Canadian space technology development and industry awareness. Special guests will includes Dr. Iain Christie, President of Neptec Inc., Col. Andre Dupuis, Director of Space Development for the Canadian Forces and Johanna Wagstaffe, CBC Meteorologist and host for this year's Canadian Space Summit public event.
Recently the Canadian Space Society announced the Call for Papers for the upcoming Canadian Space Summit. The summit is an annual conference that brings together all elements of the Canadian space industry. The annual meeting is being held between November 19th through the 21st at the Lord Elgin Hotel in Ottawa. In addition to displays, booths, and activities, the centerpiece of the Summit are two days of paper sessions covering a wide variety of topics. Registration is open for the Summit.
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