Space Agency, DND seek to launch rockets for Canada

Space Agency Canada

Canada has the technological ability to build its own rocket to launch small satellites, a top priority for future research at the Defence Department and a capability also being studied at the Canadian Space Agency.

Canada now relies on other countries, such as the U.S., India and Russia, to launch its spacecraft into orbit, but both the Defence Department and the space agency are looking at the option of constructing a Canadian-made launcher.

DND’s science organization, Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) is examining what might be needed for a small rocket as well as different possible mission scenarios that could be undertaken.. Read More [via montrealgazette]

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