Last weekend I had the privilege of giving closing remarks for an event with Chris Hadfield hosted by the Calgary Stampede and the University of Calgary. It was amazing to see the excitement and enthusiasm in a microcosm of Canada, 650 people sitting row upon row in the Energy Environment Experiential Learning building at the University, absolutely enthralled by the words and stories of Colonel Hadfield. I am so proud to have… Read More

The Golden Spike Company is sending people and nations to the moon! Now that is a headline! Golden Spike has joined the list of private companies interested in space exploration; specifically the moon, and plans to make exploration accessible to everyone on Earth and on the expeditions. Golden Spike has a team backed by big names with a ton of experience in both the business world and the space industry. Martian and… Read More

Canadian space robotics has a rich history that spans over three decades. The Shuttle Remote Manipulator System (SRMS), better known affectionately as the Canadarm 1, was deployed in 1981 to help maneuver payloads from the cargo bay of the Space Shuttle and then release into orbit. The Canadarm alongside the Orbiter Boom Sensor System, played a key role in the Shuttle’s return to flight after the loss of Columbia. The six-jointed manipulator… Read More