Innovation

Private sector increasingly involved in space, Canadian government investments remain scarce

'The biggest elephant in the room when it comes to the Canadian space program is that Canada funds its space program at a rather lower rate than all the other developed countries in the world,' says Gedex technology chief Kieran Carroll.

On Nov 21, Canadarm2 releases Orbitals ATK's Cygnus spacecraft after its mission to the International Space Station. Photograph by NASA/courtesy of Canadian Space Agency

PUBLISHED : Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 12:00 AM

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