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Canadian Space Agency study to make economic argument for space investment

By Rachel Aiello      

Opposition Parliamentarians and industry advocates agree it’s a way for the CSA to make a case to the government for renewed funding in a sector that is working to reposition itself as a national priority.

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is about a third of the way through a “socio-economic” study of the benefits of Canada’s involvement in space that is intended to make a clear argument for investing in the field. Opposition Parliamentarians and industry advocates agree it’s a way for the CSA to make a case to the government for renewed funding in a sector that is working to reposition itself as a national priority. 

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