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News Aerospace General
July 30, 2020  

NASA launches Mars rover to look for signs of ancient life

The rover is expected to descend to the Martian surface on Feb. 18, 2021

News Government General Technology
July 23, 2020  

China launches ambitious attempt to land rover on Mars

Mission is to look for underground water, if it’s present, and evidence of possible ancient life.

News Manufacturing General
July 14, 2020  

Advanced manufacturing booming in Ontario: Innovation Economy Council

Whitepaper details the current state of advanced manufacturing in Canada’s industrial heartland, along with next steps.

News Manufacturing General
July 13, 2020  

Earth is invading Mars: three countries sending spacecraft

The US, UAE and China are taking advantage of a one-month window in which the two planets are in ideal alignment on the same side of the sun.

News Aerospace General
May 26, 2020  

First commercial space taxi a pit stop on Musk’s Mars quest

Space is becoming the domain of private firms, with eccentric Elon Musk’s SpaceX at the forefront.

News Aerospace General
February 25, 2020  

Mars lander confirms quakes, even aftershocks on red planet

The basic cause of Martian quakes is a long-term cooling of the planet, which makes it contract, fracturing its brittle outer layers

News Aerospace General
October 2, 2019  

NASA lander captures marsquakes, other Martian sounds

InSight arrived at Mars last November and recorded its first seismic rumbling in April.

News Aerospace General
April 23, 2019  

Canada’s approach to lunar exploration needs to be strategic or we’ll be left behind

Both the U.S. and Europe have fostered an entrepreneurial atmosphere to incubate competitive ideas for the next stage of space exploration. What is Canada doing?

News Manufacturing General
February 14, 2019  

NASA rover finally bites the dust on Mars after 15 years

Opportunity outlived its twin by eight years and set endurance and distance records that could stand for decades.

News Aerospace General
December 3, 2018  

Planet Earth working on 3 Mars landers to follow InSight

A European-Russian robot, a Chinese craft, and an orbiter from the United Arab Emirates are due to explore the red planet.

News Aerospace General
November 27, 2018  

Mars touchdown: NASA spacecraft survives supersonic plunge

The InSight spacecraft is safely on the red planet’s surface. It will monitor Mars’ internal temperature and measure quakes.

News Aerospace General
July 25, 2018  

Water is buried beneath Martian landscape: study

Research suggests a 12-mile-wide reservoir lies below ice about a mile thick in an area close to the planet’s south pole.

News Manufacturing General Technology
March 28, 2018  

Survey of Toronto tech firms shows international job applications up

MaRS Discovery District found 53% of respondents saw more international applicants in 2017 over 2016.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
March 14, 2018  

Nothing sweet about sales of grey market candy in Mars Canada case

Appeal court upholds lower court’s hefty costs award against owner his Toronto companies for “brazenly” breaching earlier settlements.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General Technology
February 8, 2018  

Mars on Earth: Simulation tests conducted in remote desert of Oman

More than 200 scientists from 25 nations to field-test technology for a manned mission to the Red Planet.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Technology
September 28, 2016  

SpaceX chief Musk envisions 1,000 passenger ships flying to Mars

The rocket manufacturer has already has begun work on the Mars Colonial fleet, test-firing a new rocket engine named Raptor.

News General Technology
May 19, 2015  

International conference to discuss future space travel

Experts will discuss different types of propulsion for future travel to the Red Planet in Toronto this week.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General Technology
July 16, 2014  

UAE plans to establish a space agency, send first Arab spaceship to Mars in 2021

The unmanned space probe is aimed at diversifying the country’s economy and building local talent in technology and aerospace.

News Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability
February 6, 2013  

MaRS invests in low-cost energy metering solution

CircuitMeter Inc. allows building managers and energy services to monitor energy flows in real-time.

News General
December 12, 2011  

Teledyne DALSA sensors to guide rover on Mars

Teledyne DALSA has sent its sensors on another trip to Mars, embedded in special cameras used on a roving laboratory that will explore the planet’s surface.

News Business Operations Operations Technology
April 7, 2011  

BRP expands its market out of this world

Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP) is taking its recreational motorized vehicle know-how to the Moon and Mars.