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News Aerospace General
May 4, 2020  

MDA receives $190M contract to support robotic operations on ISS

The contract provides for ongoing operations and maintenance of the Canadian contribution to the International Space Station, including the Canadarm2 and Dextre robotics systems

News Aerospace General
June 25, 2019  

Astronaut David Saint Jacques returns to Earth, sets Canadian space record

Native of Saint-Lambert, Que., was in space for 204 days.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing General Technology
December 19, 2018  

Tires in space: Goodyear to conduct silica testing in orbit

Tire maker is harnessing microgravity conditions on the International Space Station.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Business Operations General Technology
February 23, 2017  

SpaceX aborts space station approach, delays shipment delivery

Dragon supply ship was less than a mile from the orbiting outpost when a problem cropped up in the GPS system.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Transportation General Sustainability Technology
April 11, 2016  

Watch SpaceX finally land a Falcon 9 rocket on a droneship [VIDEO]

Rocket was carrying a Dragon capsule and 7,000 pounds worth of supplies destined for the International Space Station.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing Transportation General Production Sustainability Technology
April 11, 2016  

SpaceX delivers world’s 1st inflatable room for astronauts

Elon Musk’s space exploration firm also successfully lands first Falcon rocket onboard drone ship.

News Manufacturing Transportation General Technology
September 8, 2015  

Boeing reveals Apollo style spacecraft, the Starliner

Crew capsule to fly in 2017.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Transportation General Technology
May 13, 2015  

Russian cargo spaceship launch failure delays ISS crew landing

Mishap caused by a fuel tank leak in the Soyuz rocket’s third stage.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General Technology
April 14, 2015  

SpaceX espresso machine run stalled by storm clouds

Elon Musk’s galactic venture will try another rocket landing at sea.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
July 30, 2013  

MDA signs $1.7M deal with Sierra to develop spacecraft communications

SNC is developing a reuseable spacecraft to transport crew and cargo from the International Space Station to Earth.

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June 27, 2012  

MacDonald, Dettwiler acquires US satellite firm for $875 million

Vancouver company best known for making robotic arms used on International Space Station.