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The Canadian Space Agency Looks to Develop 23 Priority Technologies

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The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has issued a notice of proposed procurement for 23 identified Priority Technologies (PT) through the Space Technology Development Program (STDP).

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Sylvain Laporte Named President of the Canadian Space Agency

Sylvain Laporte Named President of the Canadian Space Agency

The Prime Minister announced today that veteran public servant Sylvain Laporte has been named as President of the Canadian Space Agency. Mr. Laporte is currently the Commissioner of Patents and Registrar of Trade-marks, Canadian Intellectual Property Office, Industry Canada. He will commence his new duties on March 9th.

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CSA Issues RFI Regarding Space-Based Automated Identification System Data Services

CSA Issues RFI Regarding Space-Based Automated Identification System Data Services

The Canadian Space Agency has issued a Request for Information (RFI - 9F013-140805/A) regarding Space-Based Automated Identification System (SB-AIS) data services.

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The Canadian Space Agency Solicits Proposals for a Canada-Israel Space Mission

The Canadian Space Agency Solicits Proposals for a Canada-Israel Space Mission

At the International Astronautical Congress held in Toronto last fall Canada and Israel signed an updated agreement on cooperation in space. This week the Canadian Space Agency released a request for proposals for a concept studies towards a Canada-Israel Space Mission (CISM).

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 KidsArm the First Image‑Guided Robotic Surgical Arm Undergoing Testing

KidsArm the First Image‑Guided Robotic Surgical Arm Undergoing Testing Video in Story

In a spinoff from the robotic technology developed by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA) for the space program, a new robotic surgical tool, the KidsArm, is being tested for pediatric surgery at SickKids Hospital in Toronto.

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The Canadian Space Agency is Requesting Information for a new Space Station Life Science Research System

The Canadian Space Agency is Requesting Information for a new Space Station Life Science Research System

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) in interested in broadening Canada's contribution to the International Space Station by potentially building a new Life Science Research System capability.

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Neptec Awarded Contract for Compact Active Sensor Technology (CAST)

Neptec Awarded Contract for Compact Active Sensor Technology (CAST)

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has awarded Neptec Design Group Ltd. of Kanata, Ontario a contract valued at $344,852.57 for a concept study of a Compact Active Sensor Technology (CAST).

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The NEOSSat Satellite is Meeting Some of its Objectives But Still Has Issues to Resolve

The NEOSSat Satellite is Meeting Some of its Objectives But Still Has Issues to Resolve Video in Story

With the two year anniversary of its launch coming up, the small Near-Earth Object Surveillance Satellite (NEOSSat) is still only partially achieving its mission goals. The updated mission news is a mix of good and bad.

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Canada and France Sign a New Space Cooperative Agreement

Canada and France Sign a New Space Cooperative Agreement

On the occasion of the state visit by French President François Hollande, Canada and France signed a new space cooperative agreement last week. The agreement comes on the heels of another one signed with Israel at the recent International Astronautical Congress on Toronto in early October.

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President Walter Natynczyk to Leave Canadian Space Agency

President Walter Natynczyk to Leave Canadian Space Agency

The government today announced that Canadian Space Agency (CSA) General President Walter Natynczyk is leaving the agency this week and will start on Monday as the Deputy Minister at Veterans Affairs.

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Canadian Astronauts Hansen and Saint-Jacques Celebrate National Science and Technology Week 2014

Canadian Astronauts Hansen and Saint-Jacques Celebrate National Science and Technology Week 2014 Video in Story

Canadian Space Agency astronauts Jeremy Hansen and David Saint-Jacques invite you to celebrate National Science and Technology Week from October 17-26, 2014.

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Canadian Space Technology Helps Breast Cancer Patients

Canadian Space Technology Helps Breast Cancer Patients Video in Story

The technology and expertise developed to build the first Canadarm not only paved the way for its descendants, Canadarm2 and Dextre, that are in great part responsible for the successful assembly and operating of the International Space Station, it also translated into new technology for the operating room.

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Canadian Astronaut Jeremy Hansen Completes NEEMO 19 Simulation Mission

Canadian Astronaut Jeremy Hansen Completes NEEMO 19 Simulation Mission Video in Story

Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut Jeremy Hansen has completed his week long simulation mission in the undersea Aquarius habitat as the exploration Lead for NEEMO 19 (NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations) with an international crew.

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The Canadian Government Invests in New Earth Observation Products

The Canadian Government Invests in New Earth Observation Products

Twelve companies will receive contracts totalling just under $6.7 million to deliver Earth Observation (EO) products designed to benefit Canadians. The data will be supplied by Canadian Space Agency supported Earth Observation missions including RADARSAT-2.

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Canada's Space Program is Gradually Building Space Mission Operations Capability

Canada's Space Program is Gradually Building Space Mission Operations Capability

At a nondescript building at Western University in London, Ontario in a makeshift "mission control", a team of scientists and engineers are currently planning and then carrying out an analog Mars Sample Return mission. This isn't just a computer simulation exercise, they're using a real rover with actual instrumentation located at the Canadian Space Agency's Mars Yard.

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MDA to Begin Building LIDAR for OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Mission

MDA to Begin Building LIDAR for OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Mission

Today at press conference at the Royal Ontario Museum Treasury Board President Tony Clement announced that MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA) will begin building the OSIRIS-REx Laser Altimeter (OLA) for the 2016 mission.

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Canadian Space Agency and McGill University to host the 12th International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space

Canadian Space Agency and McGill University to host the 12th International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space

From June 17 to 19, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and McGill University will host the 12th International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space (i-SAIRAS 2014). The symposium will gather professionals from five space agencies worldwide who will share their latest research in the field of robotics.


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