Canada’s Space Budget

January 28, 2009 at 9:37 am | Posted in Space Law | Leave a comment

by P.J. Blount with the blog faculty

From the Canada’s Economic Action Plan: Budget 2009:

Canada’s Space Industry

Canada is a leader in the design and construction of robotics for the space industry, and is well known for the Canadarm. The Canadian Space Agency plays an important role by working with the private sector to support advanced research, development and prototyping for new space-based technologies. Budget 2009 provides the Canadian Space Agency with $110 million over three years so that it can contribute to the development of terrestrial prototypes for space robotic vehicles, such as the Mars Lander and Lunar Rover, and for the further development of other technologies and space robotics.

Hat tip and more at Space Politics.

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